'Avengers: Infinity War' pockets US$126m on 2nd day in China

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Superhero movie "Avengers: Infinity War" has pocketed 800 million yuan (US$126 million) at the Chinese box office, just two days into its mainland release.
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A man has his ticket of "Avengers: Infinity War" printed out in a movie theater in Shanghai on May 12, 2018.

Disney and Marvel's latest superhero movie "Avengers: Infinity War" has pocketed 800 million yuan (US$126 million) at the Chinese box office, as of 4:30pm on Saturday, just two days into its mainland release, according to Maoyan, a major film database.

During presales, "Avengers: Infinity War" became the first movie to smash the Chinese presale box office record of 400 million yuan.

The film was rated by more than 330,000 viewers with a score of 8.6 out of 10 on Maoyan.

The Avengers series has been a sensation in China. Released in May 2012, "The Avengers" raked in 568.5 million yuan, while "Avengers: Age of Ultron," which hit screens three years later, grossed over 1.46 billion yuan.


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