The 16 movies that made $1 billion at the box office the fastest, including 'Captain Marvel'

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On Wednesday, “Captain Marvel” joined several other Marvel movies to reach $1 billion in less than a month.

It took “Captain Marvel” 26 days, but others, like “Avengers: Infinity War,” far less.

“Infinity War” was one of five movies released in 2018 to cross the $1 billion mark last year year. “Captain Marvel” is the first to do so in 2019.

We ranked these movies by the days it took each film to gross $1 billion worldwide, and we used each film’s gross on the day it passed $1 billion to break any ties. 

Here are the 16 movies that made $1 billion at the global box office in less than a month:

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16. “Beauty and the Beast” — 29 days

Release date: March 17, 2017

Date it crossed $1 billion: April 12, 2017

Box office total: $1,263,521,126

15. “Captain Marvel” — 26 days

Release date: March 8, 2019

Date it crossed $1 billion: April 3, 2019

Box office total (so far): $1 billion

14. “Captain America: Civil War” — 24 days

Release date: April 27, 2016

Date it crossed $1 billion: May 20, 2016

Box office total: $1,153,304,495
 

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