The wait was finally over when "Avengers: Infinity War" hit movie theaters. As audiences came together to watch, the Marvel film as of April 29 shattered records when it grossed $250 million domestically and $630 million worldwide.

According to Box Office Mojo, the film's opening weekend surpassed previous record-holder "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". The Star Wars film had achieved $247.9 million back in December 2015.

The film features ten years in the making since Marvel started assembling superheroes in all of its previous releases. Naturally, in this movie, everything would set the stage for the epic showdown with mass villain Thanos.

The film's performance overseas

In the U.S, the movie has been so far a runaway success. Around the globe, "Avengers: Infinity War" achieved $380 million, which is nothing short of incredible on its debut weekend. As reported by Box Office Mojo, the total is approximately 72 percent of the international marketplace.

This latest Marvel installment is the second largest to "Fate of the Furious." Overall, when you combine "Infinity War's" opening weekend, it shatters "Fate of the Furious" $541.9 million. When Monday rolls around the numbers will be finalized and counted. It could set the tone for how the movie performs in the following weekends.

The film was number one in the following countries in its debut: UK, South Korea, Mexico, Australia, Brazil, India, France, Germany, Philippines, Italy, and more.

The movie's reviews and ratings have boosted this Avengers film. The Marvel film received an "A" from CinemaScore from opening day audiences.

Movies released by Marvel have achieved a milestone after another. In a report by the New York Times, it was confirmed "Spider-Man: Homecoming" was a roaring success. This was followed by successful films "Thor: Ragnarok" and with "Black Panther" it had shattered records.

The expectations have been high since this "Avengers" film is the first installment of a two-part finale. And as mentioned in The Times' analysis, it will wrap up the 20-film Disney franchise.

Avengers film a domestic success and projected for the billion dollar mark

As it turns out, this cinematographic project now holds nine of the top ten domestic openings of all time.

Coincidentally, all of the successful debuts belong to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The "Avengers: Infinity War" is on pace to possibly achieve the fastest $1 billion. Furthermore, it may very well become the highest grossing movie ever.

Final thoughts on the film

This film is filled with intricacies about the plot. Thanos connects them all and is on a mission to destroy any superhero that gets in his way. But for sure, you will have a lot of questions regarding the characters, and their stories.

The film's opening scene sets the tone for how the rest will unravel. And as reported from around a number of sources, a lot of fans will be shocked when Thanos eliminates some of Earth's mightiest heroes.