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New 'Avengers' film nabs 4th biggest preview gross ever

The superhero-stuffed "Avengers: Infinity War" is off to a super start, nabbing the fourth biggest preview gross ever and earning $95 million in 43 countries ahead of what could be a record-breaking debut in North America.

Marvel Studios reported Friday that the crossover event "Infinity War" scooped up $39 million domestically from Thursday-night previews, the highest preview title for a Marvel film and the fourth biggest preview gross ever.

The film earned more on a Thursday than "Avengers: Age of Ultron" ($27.6 million) and "Black Panther" ($25.2 million), but was behind "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" ($57 million),...

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