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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

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The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

Directors:

Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Writers:

Christopher Markus (screenplay by), Stephen McFeely (screenplay by) | 14 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Downey Jr. ... Tony Stark / Iron Man
Chris Hemsworth ... Thor
Mark Ruffalo ... Bruce Banner / Hulk
Chris Evans ... Steve Rogers / Captain America
Scarlett Johansson ... Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
Don Cheadle ... James Rhodes / War Machine
Benedict Cumberbatch ... Doctor Strange
Tom Holland ... Peter Parker / Spider-Man
Chadwick Boseman ... T'Challa / Black Panther
Zoe Saldana ... Gamora
Karen Gillan ... Nebula
Tom Hiddleston ... Loki
Paul Bettany ... Vision
Elizabeth Olsen ... Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch
Anthony Mackie ... Sam Wilson / Falcon

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Storyline

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment, the fate of Earth and existence has never been more uncertain. Written by Marvel Studios

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Where will you be, when it all ends? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, language and some crude references. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This movie is based on the comic book series called "The Infinity Gauntlet" published by Marvel Comics in 1991, but takes its name from the sequel comic book series called "The Infinity War", which has a sequel series called "The Infinity Crusade". See more »

Goofs

(at around 17 mins) When Tony, Bruce, Dr. Strange, & Wong leave the Sanctum a car crashes into a pole. You can see the car is already damaged before impact. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Asgardian Distress Call: This is the Asgardian refugee vessel Statesman. We are under assault. I repeat, we are under assault. The engines are dead, life support failing. Requesting aid from any vessel within range. We are 22 jump points out of Asgard. Our crew is made up of Asgardian families. We have very few soldiers here. This is not a warcraft. I repeat, this is not a warcraft!
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Crazy Credits

There is one after-credits scene and no mid-credit scenes, something which Marvel hasn't done since Iron Man 3 (2013). See more »

Alternate Versions

In the theatrical version released in India, some profanity has been muted. Also, the middle finger of Star-Lord during an action sequence has been blurred. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Marvel Strike Force (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Black Panther Theme
Composed by Ludwig Göransson
Arranged by Alan Silvestri (uncredited)
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User Reviews

 
Somehow they pulled this off
26 April 2018 | by Jesper2801See all my reviews

I consider myself a big comic book marvel fan. My favorite films from the franchise so far, are Cap. American: Winter Soldier and Thor: Ragnarok. As this movie was directed by the same guys as Winter Soldier and Civil War, I went into this movie with sky-high expectations.

I am gonna keep this brief: Avengers: Infinity War blew me away! If I should mention just one thing that really amazed me was the character of Thanos. He is so well developed and makes for a super interesting and complex villain. As an audience, we are actually capable of sympathizing with a guy, who wants to kill off half of the universe. It's not about power or dominance. It's about preserving life in a Universe with finite resources - a goal with leads him (and the avengers) into several interesting moral dilemmas.

I agree with the other reviews here. This movie is such a beautiful calamity of 10 years of the best superhero entertainment there is. Thinking about it, I can't really grasp how the director pulled this off. So many well developed characters from different story lines are working together in a true cinematic symphony.

I give this movie my highest recommendations. It's a must-see for anyone with just a remote interest in the franchise.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$321,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$257,698,183, 29 April 2018

Gross USA:

$678,815,482

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,048,359,754
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2.39 : 1
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