Disney and Marvel's latest superhero movie "Avengers: Infinity War" has pocketed 800 million yuan (126 million U.S. dollars) at the Chinese box office, as of 4:30 p.m. 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.