He's played by Tyrion Lannister himself, Peter Dinklage, and along with Groot and Thor taking the full force of a STAR ON HIS BACK, forges the metal for a new weapon: Stormbreaker.
It is in the US, unsurprisingly, that the film really dominated, becoming one of only six films to gross over $200 million in its opening weekend.
"Disney masterfully combined all of the separate elements of the Marvel brand and brought them together in an enormous and irresistible epic popcorn movie", said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at comScore (SCOR).
We're going to be talking about Infinity War's most devastating moments, alongside set leaks from Avengers 4 and contractual obligations for the cast - all of which paint something of a picture as to what the next film will look like. But what needs to be discussed is this film itself. We can't tell if attendance for the MCU's main event was higher overseas than it was for The Force Awakens.
Avengers 4 is released in UK cinemas on April 26, 2018.
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Infinity War' is on its way to becoming a cinematic milestone. [Pause.] I would just say, yes. Thanks, squabbling Marvel execs.
Avengers: Infinity War sees the superhero clique come together to combat the deadly threat posed by supervillain Thanos. Powerful, but they were doomed to be smashed to oblivion. Avengers: Infinity War domestic collection is nearly $250 million, according to industry tracking site Box Office Mojo. As CNN's Jake Tapper noted Sunday, "people who have been in President Trump's sights frequently end up being attacked on the front page of the National Enquirer". Due to the film's monster success, Paramount's head Jim Gianopulos announced a sequel was in the works.
After five days in Australian cinemas, opening one day earlier than usual on the Anzac Day public holiday, Infinity War took in $30m.
The pacing was remarkable, especially considering the daunting task the film's multiple simultaneous storylines must've posed its creators. Yes, Red Skull is alive and well on a distant planet, guarding a stone. The list includes Tiger Zinda Hai (Rs114.93 crore), Sultan (Rs180.36 crore), Dangal (Rs107.01 crore), Bajrangi Bhaijaan (Rs102.60 crore), Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (Rs129.77 crore) and Dhoom 3 (Rs107.61 crore) but all six were festive releases.