Avengers Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team, the Avengers. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the sequel to The Avengers (2012) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and the 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
The film was announced in October 2014 as Avengers: Infinity War – Part 1. The Russo brothers joined together to direct in April 2015, and a month later Markus and McFeely signed on to write the screenplay for the film, which is inspired by him. Jim Starlin’s 1991 comic The Infinity Gauntlet and Jonathan Hickman’s 2013 comic Infinity.
In 2016, Marvel shortened the title to Avengers: Infinity War. Filming began in January 2017 at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayette County, Georgia, with a large cast consisting primarily of actors reprising their roles from previous MCU films, including Brolin as Thanos.
Production lasted until July 2017, filming consecutively with a direct sequel, Avengers: Endgame (2019). Additional filming took place in Scotland, the downtown Atlanta area, and New York City. With an estimated budget of $ 325 million to $ 400 million, the film is one of the most expensive ever made.
Avengers: Infinity War premiered in Los Angeles on April 23, 2018, and premiered in the United States on April 27, as part of Phase Three of the MCU.
The film received praise for Brolin’s acting, visuals, action sequences, and emotional weight, but was criticized for relying on previous MCU films for its story. The film was the fourth film and the first superhero film to gross more than $ 2 billion worldwide, breaking numerous box office records and becoming the highest grossing film of 2018 and the fourth highest grossing film of all time both. all over the world as in the United States.
States and Canada. The film’s visual effects were nominated at the 91st Academy Awards, the 24th Critics’ Choice Awards, and the 72nd British Academy Film Awards. The sequel, Avengers: Endgame, was released in April 2019.