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  • It was rumored that Steve Rogers would not appear in this film, as his role as Captain America would have been passed to Bucky Barnes, in Captain America: Civil War (2016). However, the theory was ruled out once Chris Evans confirmed that would appeared in the movie.
  • The films' release dates were revealed while Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) was still in production.
  • All three Marvel Cinematic Universe phases have referenced either an Infinity Stone or the Infinity Gauntlet.
  • According to Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, the Avengers are expected to have a "shakeup" in their team lineup between Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and the untitled Avengers sequel (2019).
  • This film is in Chapter Seven of Phase Three in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • Although Joss Whedon directed the first two Avengers films, he did not return to direct either of the next two Avengers films. Some cast members later admitted that Whedon had a difficult time directing such a close group of actors, since every creative difference he had with a single person would often lead to a discussion with the others as well. Instead, the Russo brothers, who directed Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and Captain America: Civil War (2016), directed Infinity War and its sequel.
  • This is the nineteenth film released by Marvel Studios in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • The 2014 Comic-Con revealed that Josh Brolin would play Thanos in future Marvel films, when the actor came on stage wearing the Infinity Gauntlet.
  • Although Tony Stark (Iron Man) quit The Avengers, and Bruce Banner (The Hulk) disappeared at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), their participation in the two films has not been ruled out, though Iron Man and The Hulk are returning to aid the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy against Thanos.
  • Liv Tyler was rumored to reprise her role as Betty Ross from The Incredible Hulk (2008).
  • Jaimie Alexander is rumored to reprise her role as Lady Sif.
  • Tom Hiddleston reprised his role as Loki.
  • This film, along with Untitled Avengers Movie (2019), was entirely filmed with digital 2D IMAX cameras, specially customized versions of the ARRI Alexa 65 with IMAX technology. Captain America: Civil War (2016) was the first Marvel Studios film to incorporate the new cameras, but only for its airport fight sequence. This made Avengers: Infinity War (2018) the first non-documentary film to be shot entirely with IMAX cameras in an exclusive open-matte aspect ratio of 1.9:1.
  • Hugo Weaving is rumored to reprise his role as Johann Schmidt a.k.a. Red Skull.
  • This film marked the tenth anniversary of Marvel Studios and its inception of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Its first film, Iron Man (2008), was released on May 2, 2008, while Avengers: Infinity War (2018), was released on April 27, 2018.
  • The supposed budget for Avengers: Infinity War - Parts I and II would come to a total of about one billion dollars, while 400 million dollars is just reserved for the actors, directors, producers, and other crew members. This is not surprising, since Marvel is one of the largest film franchises, with earnings that have surpassed ten billion dollars.
  • Daniel Brühl was rumored to reprise his role as Baron Zemo, as a secondary villain.
  • Robert Downey Jr. had a separate deal from his Marvel Cinematic Universe co-stars when he signed on to reprise his role as Tony Stark/Iron Man in subsequent Avengers films, after The Avengers (2012). However, his appearances in Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) were not tied to this deal. These negotiations occurred separately, after he completed his contract to do the Iron Man (2008) trilogy.
  • The Defenders are rumored to appear in Part I, but not Part II. However, the Inhumans are rumored to appear in Part II.
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and the untitled Avengers sequel (2019) are two-part finale films, but not in the same vein as previous two-part films like the "Harry Potter," "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games" franchises. Instead of one story being told with a cliffhanger at the end the first part, Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and the untitled sequel will have two very different stories that complement each other -- each of which revolving around Thanos and the Infinity Stones/Gauntlet.
  • At a press event for Captain America: Civil War (2016) in May 2016, Joe and Anthony Russo confirmed that Infinity War part 1, will mark the cinematic debut of Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Captain Marvel, before her solo film in February 2019. Initially, Danvers was supposed to appear at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), as a member of the new Avengers line-up, lead by Captain America and Black Widow. This ultimately did not happen.
  • Marvel confirmed at Comic-Con in San Diego 2016 that Captain Marvel will be played by Brie Larson.
  • This marks the first Russo Brothers film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to not have a score by Henry Jackman. Alan Silvestri, who scored Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and The Avengers (2012), and composed the Avengers fanfare that has become synonymous with the MCU, took over.
  • Brie Larson will make her debut as Carol Danvers a.k.a. Captain Marvel in this movie, leading to the Captain Marvel solo film, and then Avengers 4. It is also rumored that Carol will get her powers from an Infinity Stone in the film, just like Vision got his powers from an Infinity Stone in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).
  • On July 23, 2016, Brie Larson was officially confirmed as Carol Danvers a.k.a. Captain Marvel, and will debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in this movie.
  • Was originally titled 'Avengers: Infinity War Part I', with the next movie titled 'Avengers: Infinity War Part II'. In late July 2016, Marvel Studios announced that this film would simply be known as Avengers: Infinity War, while Part II was initially referred to as Untitled Avengers (2019) film. The final title of Untitled Avengers Movie (2019) was not revealed until much later because it contained a spoiler for Part I.
  • In an interview, the Russo brothers stated that there is a strong chance that LGBT superheroes would debut in the film.
  • In August 2016, Vin Diesel confirmed that the Guardians of the Galaxy will appear in the film.
  • Brie Larson had previously worked with Joe and Anthony Russo on three episodes of the television series Community (2009), of which Joe and Anthony were Executive Producers.
  • Robert Downey, Jr.'s other recurring role is Sherlock Holmes. In his previous outings as Iron Man, he worked with two Dr. Watsons: Sir Ben Kingsley and Martin Freeman. In this film, he finally works with fellow Sherlock actor, Benedict Cumberbatch.
  • Natalie Portman announced she will not star in the film as Dr. Jane Foster, and that she will not be involved in any future Marvel comic book films. Portman had signed on to do Thor: The Dark World (2013), and was apparently unhappy when director Patty Jenkins was replaced by Alan Taylor. She did not appear in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Thor: Ragnarok (2017) for the same reason.
  • Vin Diesel and Samuel L. Jackson appeared in xXx (2002) and xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017).
  • Karen Gillan will reprise her role as Nebula in this film.
  • On February 11, 2017, Marvel released the first on-set footage from the first day of filming (January 27, 2017). The footage featured a first look at one of the sets from the movie, with Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Tom Holland (Peter Parker/Spider-Man) and Chris Pratt (Peter Quill/Star-Lord) shown on set. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige confirmed the movies as the culmination of the entire series from its beginning, with the first Iron Man (2008) movie. Feige also confirmed that the Avengers were broken into two sects in Captain America: Civil War (2016), in order to set up Avengers: Infinity War (2018). Feige described Thanos as, "The biggest, best and baddest villain that Marvel has ever had," and stated that Thanos would reveal his reasons for hunting down the Infinity Stones. Concept art was also shown depicting Rocket Raccoon fighting alongside Thor, it was recently revealed how the Guardians will meet the Avengers.
  • Filming began on January 2017 and wrapped in January 2018. This film and an untitled Avengers sequel (2019) were shot back-to-back.
  • The Guardians of the Galaxy and Spider-Man are confirmed for this movie.
  • This was the second film starring both Chris Hemsworth (Thor) and Tom Holland (Spider-Man), with the first being In the Heart of the Sea (2015).
  • There is an animated version of this film in season two of Avengers Assemble (2013).
  • Robert Downey Jr. requested the furniture from his house in Los Angeles be shipped to the filming location in Atlanta, and the movie studios complied.
  • This is the second Marvel Cinematic Universe film to have "War" in its title, after Captain America: Civil War (2016), which was also directed by the Russo brothers.
  • According to Marvel Studios, there are around sixty-four main characters in this film.
  • The film takes place four years after Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017). Both Guardians films took place in the same year.
  • Filming was undertaken in Durham Cathedral on May 1, 2017.
  • Filming at Durham Cathedral involved moving almost all of the pews to make room for the film sets. After filming on Saturday night, the sets had to be moved and the pews replaced for Sunday services. On Monday, everything was changed around again to complete filming.
  • Security for the filming at Durham Cathedral was so tight that not even the Cathedral wardens were allowed access inside.
  • Hugh Jackman expressed interest to appear in an Avengers film, but he said he would only reprise his character, Wolverine, if he appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In December 2017, however, Jackman officially stated he would not be reprising the role and he would love to see someone else play the character. Logan (2017) was Jackman's last film as Wolverine.
  • It was rumored that Vin Diesel will also portray Groot via motion capture, unlike the first Guardians of the Galaxy film, where it was only his voice.
  • Peter Dinklage might voice the robot Arsenal.
  • Tom Holland was not allowed to read the script for this film, since he revealed too many secrets for Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017). In one of the promotional videos for the movie, several of its cast members are in an interrogation room refusing to reveal any spoilers, and Holland's mouth is conspicuously taped shut.
  • Filming concluded on Friday, July 14, 2017.
  • This is the second time Brie Larson (Captain Marvel), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), and Tom Hiddleston (Loki) will be appearing in the same action movie. The first was Kong: Skull Island (2017).
  • Don Cheadle is confirmed to return as James Rhodes (War Machine) for this movie.
  • According to leaked footage from Disney's D23 event in July 2017, the final clip appears to show a giant Infinity Gauntlet grasp the Earth and then crush it, leaving an Infinity Stone in the empty palm, suggesting that the final Infinity Stone, the Soul Gem, is within Planet Earth.
  • Iron Man's Hulkbuster suit will appear again.
  • The Russo brothers originally confirmed that Captain Marvel would be in this movie. However, Joe Russo later declared that the character would not, and she would instead make her debut in her own movie. The character will have a major role in Avengers 4.
  • The Russo brothers have hinted at the second film after Infinity War being titled, Avengers Assemble.
  • Cobie Smulders said that she might portray her role as Maria Hill for this film.
  • It's rumored Nebula (Karen Gillan) will be killed off in the movie.
  • It is rumored that the trailer will Come out September 29 next Friday.
  • Joss Whedon, writer and director of The Avengers (2012) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), announced that he will not be returning to direct this film and it's sequel.
  • This will mark Robert Downey, Jr.'s ninth portrayal of Iron Man after Iron Man (2008), The Incredible Hulk (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), The Avengers (2012), Iron Man 3 (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), and Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017). This ties him with Hugh Jackman (Wolverine Logan in the X-men film franchise) as the actor who has portrayed the same comic book character the most times.
  • The Incredible Hulk has slowly decreased the time between his appearances throughout the twenty-first century, by one year fragments. Eric Bana's Hulk was made in 2003, with the franchise being rebooted five years later with The Incredible Hulk (2008), starring Edward Norton. Four years later, the part was re-cast with Mark Ruffalo now taking over the role in The Avengers (2012). Three years later, Ruffalo reprised his role in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), with him then again reprising it in Thor: Ragnarok (2017). One year later, he appeared in Avengers: Infinity War (2018). His appearances in 2003, 2008, 2012, 2015, 2017, and 2018 all decrease one year in between appearances.
  • Since his introduction in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Chris Evans appeared as Steve Rogers (Captain America) in one movie per year. He appeared in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), and in this movie. Evans also appeared in Fantastic Four (2005) and Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) as Johnny Storm/The Human Torch.
  • When the film was first announced, it was rumored that film would concluded the Thanos and the Infinity Stones story-arcs and that plot would be about The Avengers teaming up with The Gurdians of the Galaxy to battle Thanos and stop him from possessing all 6 Infinity Stone and destroying the universe.
  • This was the third collaboration between Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch) and Josh Brolin (Thanos) after Old Boy (2013) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), respectively.
  • The poster was not originally supposed to be revealed when it was, but it was released early because Tom Holland (Peter Parker, Spider-Man) accidentally leaked it on Instagram Live after receiving it from Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner, The Hulk). This was may have been set up as an in-joke due to both actors being known for slipping up and revealing secrets from their respective films before they were released.
  • The first trailer received two hundred thirty million views in twenty-four hours. This broke the previous record for most viewed trailer within twenty-four hours that was previously held by It (2017), with one hundred ninety-seven million views.
  • The first trailer for this movie racked up more than two hundred million views in twenty-four hours, setting a new record for the most trailer views in a single day. After debuting Wednesday morning, the trailer earned two hundred thirty million views in its first day, according to Marvel. This movie's record viewership dethrones the previous champion, It (2017), which earned one hundred ninety-seven million views when the first trailer dropped earlier this year.
  • Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) had a new look for this film. At the end of Captain America: Civil War (2016), Steve Rogers quit as Captain America, something which occurred several times in the comic book. For the first time, he assumed the identity of "Nomad." Rogers' costume in this film captured basic elements of the Nomad character, in that it is primarily blue and features yellow, disk-like objects attached at the collar. For the second time Steve Rogers quit, he was featured to have grown scraggly with a beard, and he would eventually shave the beard and create a new identity as "The Captain." Consequently, the physical appearance and costume for Steve Rogers is a combination of the two most popular times he quit being Captain America.
  • Getting two hundred thirty million views in the first twenty-four hours after release, the first trailer surpassed the It (2017) trailer to become the most viewed movie trailer of all time.
  • This movie is set to release on May 4, 2018. The Avengers (2012) was also released on May 4.
  • The trailer has officially broken the world record for being the most viewed trailer on YouTube peaking one hundred million views two weeks after the initial release. The previous record belonged to the first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) with ninety-nine million views.
  • This is Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans' ninth time playing Iron Man and Captain America respectively. This ties them with Hugh Jackman (Wolverine from the X-Men film franchise) for the actor with the most appearances as the same superhero. The times taken for Evans & Downey to accomplish this milestone (Evans - seven years, Downey - ten years) add up to time taken by Jackman (seventeen years).
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018) was released five days before the tenth anniversary of Iron Man (2008), the first movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • In the trailer, Steve Rogers says "together," Tony Stark replies "we'll lose," and Rogers in return says, "we'll do that together too." This dialogue was taken from Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).
  • This movie was scheduled to be released exactly six years after the release of The Avengers (2012), but on March 1, 2018, Marvel moved the release date up to April 27.
  • Just as they paid homage to their television show Community (2009) in the second and third "Captain America" films, the Russo Brothers paid homage to their other well-known show, Arrested Development (2003), in this movie. In Arrested Development (2003), the character Tobias Fünke (David Cross) paints himself blue to resemble the members in the Blue Man Group. In this film, blue Toby Fünke appears as one of the Collector's items - he can be seen behind and to the left of Gamora in one shot.
  • This is the first time that the Guardians of the Galaxy meet the Avengers.
  • Natasha Romanoff sports a whitish-blonde hair color, making her resemble Yelena Belova, who for a time impersonated Black Widow in the comics.
  • On 1 March 2018, as North America was approaching the May 5 release of the film, Marvel Studios announced that Infinity War would release worldwide one week earlier, on 27 April 2018. The move comes from The Walt Disney Company's decision to let Avengers: Infinity War have more time in the spotlight, before Disney and Lucasfilm release Solo: A Star Wars Story on 25 May 2018.
  • Marvel/Disney haven't yet released or teased anything about this film's running time, but there is speculation from fans and other sources that the running time may be 156 minutes (2 hours 36 minutes) if that running time is true then this will be the longest film in the MCU by a total of 9 minutes.
  • Both Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man) and Benedict Cumberbatch (Dr. Strange) have portrayed Sherlock Holmes in the film 'Sherlock Holmes' (2009) & it's sequel and the tv series 'Sherlock' respectively.
  • Longest Marvel Cinematic Universe film as of April 2018 at 156 minutes, following Captain America: Civil War which was 147 minutes.
  • Second time Linda Cardellini and Angela Bassett have worked together. The two previously worked together on ER (1994 ) on the show's final 15th season in 2008-09.
  • The Wakandan war cry "Yibambe" is Xhosa for "hold strong."
  • This is the longest movie in the MCU by far with 156 minutes surpassing Captain America: Civil War (2016) which was 147 minutes.
  • -It is intended to be the sequel to 2012's Marvel's The Avengers and 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron and the nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
  • This film's cast includes two Oscar winners, Gwyneth Paltrow and Benicio Del Toro, as well as eight Oscar nominees: Robert Downey Jr., Josh Brolin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jeremy Renner, Bradley Cooper, Mark Ruffalo, Angela Bassett, and Don Cheadle. With a combined total of ten, this movie now holds the record for the most number of total Oscar nominees to be featured in a MCU film (Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Thor: Ragnarok (2017) still hold the record for the most number of winners featured, which is three).
  • In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this movie marks the third time the Russos have worked with characters Captain America, Black Widow, Falcon, and the Winter Soldier; their second time working with Iron Man, War Machine, Hawkeye, Vision, Scarlet Witch, Black Panther, Spider-Man, Ant-Man, and Jack Rawlins; and their first time working with everyone else.
  • (Cameo) Stan Lee: Marvel comics founder, schoolbus driver.
  • In a NY Times interview, when asked about how the script was written to accommodate the large cast, co-writer Stephen McFeely said, "Not every scene can be 25 people in a room. You're going to have to make kickball teams and then have a tournament."
  • Was shipped to theatres under the name "Mary Lou."
  • There is no mid-credits scene (i.e. nothing comes after the principal actors names are shown at the end of the film), unlike most previous MCU films. Instead, the extra scene comes at the very end of all the credits.
  • During the starting of the movie, the Marvel Studios logo has a twist of number 10 replacing "io" in the word "Studios", making it spelled as "Stud10s". It marks the 10th anniversary of the studio in 2018.
  • The film's cast includes three Oscar winners: Gwyneth Paltrow, Benicio Del Toro and William Hurt. This movie ties with Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Thor: Ragnarok (2017) in having three Oscar winners featured in a MCU film. However, all three of these actors have no more than a couple minutes of screen time each in this film.
  • Josh Brolin (Thanos) and Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch) have both worked together as father and daughter in the movie Oldboy (2013).
  • On April 26, 2018, the day before it got a wide release, it got enough votes to take the number 20 spot in IMDb's Top 250 with a 9.2 out of 10, a record for a Marvel film.
  • This is Peter Dinklage's second Marvel Comics adaptation. The previous one was X-Men: Days of Future Past. His character in that film was named Trask, which is an anagram of Stark. Both characters are billionaire industrialists.
  • Spider-Man asks Tony if he's seen that "really old movie" 'Aliens.' This mirrors his first appearance in 'Captain America: Civil War,' where he calls 'The Empire Strikes Back' a "really old movie."
  • Loki says "we have a Hulk" to Thanos. This is similar to what Tony said to Loki in 'The Avengers.'
  • Despite featuring in several Marvel films--first as the voice of JARVIS, then as Vision--this film will be the first time Paul Bettany's face will be seen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • Peter Dinklage appears in this film as a "dwarf." A little person in real life, Dinklage's character is, ironically, taller than anyone else.
  • Josh Brolin and Peter Dinklage each appeared in both the Marvel Cinematic Universe (owned by Disney) and the X-Men Universe (owned by FOX). Brolin played Thanos in the MCU and Cable in Deadpool 2 (2018) for FOX. Dinklage played Trask in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) and Eitri in Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
  • Unlike the previous two "team-up" movies that Marvel has made, no new heroes are introduced in this film. Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch and Vision were introduced in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' and Spider-Man and Black Panther made their first appearances in 'Captain America: Civil War.' All the heroes from 'The Avengers' appeared in earlier films.
  • Characters who were rumored to appear in this film but ultimately did not include Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), Yondu (Michael Rooker), Clint Barton/Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Scott Lang/Ant-Man/Giant Man (Paul Rudd), Captain Marvel (Brie Larson), and Betty Ross (Liv Tyler).
  • In the first Avengers movie, Tony stark says 'We have the Hulk' to Loki. In this movie Loki says same line 'We have the hulk' to Thanos.
  • First movie of Marvel Cinematic Universe to enter the Imdb top 10 movies of all time.
  • Like several names of people, things and places in Thor's universe, the term Niðavellir is from old Norse/Icelandic, its literal translation being "Field of ancestors".
  • Thanos is called "Grimace" by Quill at one point. This is a 1970s/1980s reference to the McDonald's advertisement and McDonaldland (1963) character of that name, who was a friendly giant purple gumdrop. In addition to Ronald McDonald, other characters included Hamburglar, Mayor McCheese, and Officer Big Mac. McDonald's began phasing out these characters in the early 2000s.
  • Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Pom Klementieff all appeared in the 2013 film "Old Boy", directed by Spike Lee.
  • Early in in the movie there is a green sign indicating Kebab delivery. This refers to the kicker scène of the first Avengers movie where the eat kebab in a restaurant.
  • This is the first movie in which Bruce Banner fight as himself without turning into Hulk.
  • First (and last) time we see Peter Quill and Gamora kiss onscreen.
  • Third movie in which Rocket Raccoon has a fascination with prosthetic limbs. In Guardians of the Galaxy a prosthetic leg, in Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 a prosthetic eye, and in Infinity War another eye and Bucky's new prosthetic arm.
  • The name Thanos is a short form of the Greek name Athanasios, which means 'immortality' in Greek.
  • Marvel Studios made the hashtag #ThanosDemandsYourSilence to help stop spoilers.
  • The first Marvel movie featuring Spider-Man to not have May Parker.
  • This film is based on the American comic book series called 'The Infinity Gauntlet' first published by Marvel Comics in 1991, but takes its name from the sequel comic book series called 'The Infinity War', which its self has a sequel series 'The Infinity Crusade'.
  • This is the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe where Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and James Rhodes (Don Cheadle) do not have any scenes together.
  • Captain America's phone number is a north Georgia area code, which is one of the filming locations. Unlike many "555-1234" TV/movie type phone numbers, this was an actual phone number. However, calling the number results in a "cannot complete this call" message.
  • Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth ad-libbed the dialogue between Captain America and Thor in which they compared their facial hair, reasoning that they have known each other long enough to have that kind of friendly banter.
  • This is not the first time that Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro have confronted each other as adversaries. They previously butted heads as police officer and attorney (respectively) in Inherent Vice (2014).
  • Originally the colors of the Infinity Stones were soul=green, time=orange, space=purple, mind=blue, reality=yellow and power=red. In the MCU they share the same colors from the Marvel Legacy version (soul=orange, time=green, space=blue, mind=yellow, reality=red and power=purple).
  • When Gamora and Thanos travel to Vormir to retrieve the Infinite Soul Stone, we can see that this is where the Red Skull was banished off to, after the Cube seemed to have turned him into dust sending him off into deep space.
  • Although not explicitly stated in the film, Corvus Glaive and Proxima Midnight of The Black Order are actually husband and wife.
  • The giant member of The Black Order, Cull Obsidian, is actually the official name of the entire squad in the comics. He is actually named Black Dwarf (after a Black Dwarf star) and Thanos dubbed them Cull Obsidian, although the group themselves prefers The Black Order.
  • In the comics, The Black Order usually has a fifth member, another female alien named Supergiant with a mind control superpower.
  • Proxima Midnight, the female member of The Black Order, normally wears a black horned helmet in the comic books. This was changed to organic horns growing from her head, to avoid similarities with Hela's distinctive helmet in Thor: Ragnarok.
  • James Gunn revealed on Twitter on 4/30/2018 that the name of the Guardians' new ship in this movie is the Benatar.
  • In this film, Thanos (Josh Brolin) is questioning the Collector (Benicio Del Toro) about one of the Infinity Stones, during this scene, Thanos asks Del Toro's character "Where is the stone?" This may or may not be a nod to another film Del Toro starred in, Snatch (2000) where Del Toro's character then asks another "Where is the stone?" referring to a diamond in that film.
  • Out of all three Avengers films, this installment has the shortest amount of time before the title appears (at around 11 minutes). The Avengers has the second shortest (11 minutes 41 seconds) & Age of Ultron has the longest (12 minutes 15 seconds)
  • Tom Holland said that although he is a big fan of Chris Pratt and loved working with him, their scenes together were often challenging. Pratt's tendency to joke in and out of character made it hard for Holland to keep a straight face at times.
  • Josh Brolin claimed that he did not see Black Panther (2018) until a week before this film opened due to it being constantly sold out in L.A. Brolin added that stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe don't receive any special privileges of screening passes to the franchise.
  • Ross Marquand replaced Hugo Weaving as the Red Skull after Weaving had expressed reluctance to reprise the character from Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).
  • In Norse mythology, Nidavellir is the home of the dwarves.
  • Thanos says he was called a madman on his homeworld of Titan. In the comics Thanos was known as the Mad Titan.
  • In Kingsmen: The Secret Service, Samuel L. Jackson plays a villain who also wants to save the world by "culling the herd:" i.e. selectively killing a large portion of the word's population.
  • Zoe Saldana is reunited with Star Trek villains Benedict Cumberbatch and Idris Elba in this film, though she shares scenes with neither of them this time. She also shares scenes with Chris Hemsworth, with whom she never shared a scene in 2009's Star Trek. The role of Bruce Banner/Hulk, in the unrelated Hulk film, was previously played by Star Trek villain Eric Bana.
  • The flip phone to Captain America had a 678 area code phone number. 678 is a US area code for Georgia, where Infinity War was filmed.
  • In the Marvel Studios logo that runs during the opening credits, the 'io' in 'Studios' is replaced by the digits '10.' The film was released just shy of 10 years after "Iron Man," the first MCEU release.
  • The film crossed worldwide Box Office collection of $1 Billion in a record time of 11 days after its release. This is the sixth Marvel movie to make this much.
  • Josh Brolin based his characterization on Marlon Brando's role as Colonel Walter Kurtz in Apocalypse Now.
  • Stars Elizabeth Olson and Josh Brolin appeared as love interests in the 2014 film Old Boy, a remake of the 2004 South Korean version.
  • Stars Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Olson appeared together in the movie I Saw the Light (2015) about American country singer Hank Williams.
  • The new Spider-Man suit is based on the Iron Spider outfit from the comics. Like its film counterpart, it was also created by Tony Stark.
  • The new Iron Man suit is based on Bleeding Edge armor from the comics that uses nanotechnology to create a suit which is linked to Stark and can also create weapons for him to use such as a bigger gun.
  • Carrie Coon was pregnant while doing the motion-capture and voicework for Proxima Midnight. However, most of Proxima Midnight's fight scenes were performed on-set in a mo-cap suit by stuntwoman Monique Ganderton, who is five inches taller than Carrie Coon.
  • Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro previously worked together in Inherent Vice
  • Screen time for each hero; Thanos - 29 Minutes Gamora - 19:30 Minutes Tony Stark / Iron Man - 18 Minutes Thor - 14:30 Minutes Dr. Stephen Strange - 11:30 Minutes Peter Quill / Star-Lord - 10:15 Minutes Vision - 9:45 Minutes Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch - 9 Minutes Dr. Bruce Banner / The Hulk - 8:45 Minutes Peter Parker / Spider-Man - 7:30 Minutes Steve Rogers - 6:45 Minutes Rocket - 6 Minutes Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow - 5 Minutes Drax - 4:45 Minutes Mantis - 4:45 Minutes Ebony Maw - 4 Minutes Proxima Midnight - 3:45 Minutes Cull Obsidian - 3:45 Minutes Corvus Glaive - 3:30 Minutes King T'Challa / Black Panther - 3:30 minutes Groot - 3:15 Minutes Nebula - 3:15 Minutes Okoye - 3:15 Minutes Loki - 3:15 Minutes Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes / War Machine - 3 Minutes Eitri - 2:45 Minutes Wong - 2:45 Minutes Sam Wilson / Falcon - 2:15 Minutes James "Bucky" Barnes / White Wolf - 2 minutes Pepper Potts - 1:30 Minutes The Stonekeeper - 1:30 Minutes Princess Shuri - 1 Minutes M'Baku - 1 minute Secretary Thaddeus Ross - 1 Minute Nick Fury - 1 Minute Maria Hill 0:45 - Minutes Heimdall 0:45 -Minutes Taneleer Tivan / The Collector 0:45 Minutes Ned Leeds - 0:15 Minutes Hawkeye - 0 Minutes
  • Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro have also worked together in both Sicario movies.
  • Tony Stark telling Peter Parker to cut it out with the pop culture references is quite hypocritical, as Stark often pokes fun at other characters by calling them by movie titles or character names. In The Avengers (2012), Stark calls Loki Reindeer Games (2000), Rock of Ages (2012), and Shakespeare in the Park (1995), and he calls Thor Point Break (1991). In this movie, he scorns Ebony Maw by calling him Squidward, and he calls Star Lord Flash Gordon (1980).
  • Kenneth Branagh (who directed the first Thor film in 2011) can be heard at the very beginning of the film issuing the distress transmission that the Asgardian ship was being attacked.
  • The trailer for the film includes several scenes not shown in the final film. For example, early trailers included scenes showing the Hulk at the battle of Wakanda, despite the Hulk not being involved with the battle at all. Directors Anthony and Joe Russo noted they intentionally crafted a different experience for the trailers than audiences would get in a finished film.
  • Drax's line "I'll do you one better: Why is Gamora?" was ad libbed by Dave Bautista.
  • Both Jeffrey Ford and Matthew Schmidt have worked in all the three Avengers films as editors. While Jeffrey Ford is credited as the editor in all three, Matthew Schmidt is credited as Assistant and Associate editor in the first two.
  • Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Pom Klementieff and Samuel L. Jackson have previously appeared in "Old Boy" (2003).
  • Chris Evans (Captain America) and Chris Hemsworth (Thor) improvised their banter about their hair on the battlefield.
  • Mark Ruffalo revealed that he was given a fake script due to his habit of accidentally spoiling past Marvel movies. He jokingly claimed in an interview that the fake script was better than the real one.
  • This is the only Avengers film so far to not be released in theaters in May and the second MCU to be released in April since Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014).
  • Tom Holland accidentally revealed the film's teaser poster via an Instagram live stream in November 2017. The poster contained a note from Mark Ruffalo explaining that the poster had not yet been released, and Holland was supposed to keep it a secret. Ironically, Holland had already showed the poster to the camera and read the message out loud before discovering a large sign on the back that read "CONFIDENTIAL, DO NOT SHARE."
  • Natasha Romanoff/ Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) has sported a different hairstyle in every MCU movie she has appeared in: In Iron Man 2 it was long, curly, and red, in The Avengers it was short and red, in Captain America: the Winter Soldier it was of medium length, straight, and red, in Avengers: Age of Ultron it was short, curly and red (similar to her hairstyle in The Avengers,) in Captain America: Civil War it was long and red, and in Avengers: Infinity war it was short and platinum blonde.
  • Anthony and Joe Russo explained that they did not include a scene showing Thanos's journey to Xandar to retrieve the Power Stone because they felt like it was self-explanatory and would only add unnecessary scenes to the film.
  • Despite being a major character in the film, Chris Evans did not appear during the press tour due to his involvement in the Broadway revival of Lobby Hero. He did, however, appear in a prerecorded bit entitled "The Marvel Bunch" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
  • Although the Iron Spider suit appeared towards the end of Spider-Man: Homecoming, Peter Parker did not wear it until this movie.
  • It is implied that Tony Stark's new Iron Man suit was designed with help and technology from Wakanda.
  • This is the sixth time that Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie have appeared in a film together. Along with their stints as Marvel heroes, which include Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), and Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the pair have also appeared in two romantic comedies together. These include What's Your Number? (2011) and Playing It Cool (2014).
  • Thanos's henchman known as the Black Order all have names that have something to do with blackness/darkness. Cull Obsidian which basically means black death. Ebony Maw, roughly dark speaker. Proxima Midnight or among the darkness/of the darkness. Lastly, Corvus Glaive who's name Corvus is the name of the constellation depicting a raven. It's also the name for the genus of birds such as crows and ravens; black birds traditionally associated with death. So his name can be seen as black bird of death. (Glaive refers to his weapon which grants him immortality as long as it isn't destroyed)
  • Drax mentions being able to stand still for hours on end. Drax actor Dave Bautista had to stand for several hours each day getting his makeup applied.
  • With a budget of 321 million dollars, this is the most expensive film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to date, and the most expensive superhero film of all time so far.

Spoilers

  • This film is inspired by the following Marvel Comics storylines: The Infinity Gauntlet (Thanos forms the Infinity Gauntlet and becomes all-powerful), The Thanos Imperative (the Guardians of the Galaxy take on Thanos), and Infinity (the Avengers and Inhumans team up to battle Thanos). The Marvel Comics storyline of the same name, however, involved a battle between superheroes for the Infinity Gauntlet, and has nothing to do with this story. This battle happened after the events of The Infinity Gauntlet and Infinity Crusade, where in the Infinity Gauntlet, Adam Warlock and his Infinity Watch formed by Gamora, Moondragon, Drax the Destructor, and Pip the Troll, allied forces with Thanos in order to defeat Magus, Warlock's evil side, who was looking to reunite the Infinity Gauntlet to be all-powerful and in the Infinity Crusade, Adam Warlock, the Avengers, Thanos, X-Men, the Fantastic Four, and Silver Surfer unite to defeat the Goddess, Warlock's good side, who was looking to convert the entire universe to worship her and control everyone.
  • In the teaser trailer for this movie, shown at a San Diego Comic-Con, the shot seen before transitioning to the title card shows Thanos with a fully assembled Infinity Gauntlet. In Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), we get another look at the Gauntlet in the form of an ethereal image with four Infinity Stones set in their respective positions. With the red, blue, yellow, and purple Infinity Stones revealed and identified as Reality, Space, Mind, and Power, it is safe to assume that the orange gem set in the center of the Gauntlet and the green gem positioned atop one of the knuckles, are the Infinity Stones of Soul and Time respectively. In the movie, however, when Thanos completes the gauntlet, the mind stone is in the center, the stones of power, space, reality and soul are on the knuckles, and the time stone is on the thumb.
  • During the post-credits scene of Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Thanos grabs a Gem-less Infinity Gauntlet and says, "Fine, I'll do it myself." An Infinity Gauntlet has been seen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe before, as it can be seen being held in the weapons vault on Asgard in Thor (2011). In a recent interview with Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, he was asked if the post-credits scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) was made to fix the continuity error of the Gauntlet being spotted in Thor (2011). He stated "No," as there is in fact more than one Infinity Gauntlet in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The infinity gauntlet in Asgard was called a fake by Hela in Thor: Ragnarok (2017).
  • It was confirmed by the Russo brothers that what happened in Captain America: Civil War (2016) will still continue in this movie, where the teams will still be divided until the time has come where they must stop Thanos.
  • In Doctor Strange (2016), it was confirmed that the Time Infinity Stone is green and is in the Eye of Agamotto.
  • It had been speculated that the film will conclude the Thanos and the Infinity Stones story arc, and the plot will follow the Avengers joining forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop Thanos from destroying the universe with the six Infinity Stones. However, the credits end with the phrase "Thanos will return"
  • As of the release of Thor: Ragnarok (2017), five of the six Infinity Stones have surfaced in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Space Stone (also known as the Tesseract) was first revealed in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), and now resides with Loki. The Mind Stone, which was housed in Loki's staff until Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), is now in the possession of Vision. The Power Stone, first seen in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), is on Xandar, under protection of the Nova Corps. The Reality Stone (also known as the Aether) was first seen in Thor: The Dark World (2013), and was placed in the care of the Collector. With the destruction of the Collector's Vault in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), its whereabouts are unclear. The fifth and final known stone, the Time Stone (also known as the Eye of Agamotto), was revealed in Doctor Strange (2016), and is under his protection in Kamar-Taj. The whereabouts of the sixth stone, the Soul Stone, is revealed by Gamora to Thanos in Infinity War to be on the planet Vormir.
  • Despite his death in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Aaron Taylor-Johnson is rumored to return as Quicksilver.
  • Michael Rooker is listed in the cast as reprising his role of Yondu, despite the character having died in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017). It is unknown if the character will be resurrected at some point in this movie, or the listing was simply meant to not spoil his fate in the previously mentioned film.
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  • Chris Evans will not be Captain America in this film he will be Nomad, Nomad is a character from the comics where Steve Rogers isn't Cap anymore and becomes a man with no country.
  • It was rumored that everyone in this film is supposed to die including Captain America.
  • At the end of Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) gets a ring from Happy Hogan (Jon Favreau). Happy also states before that he's been carrying around since 2008, the same year Iron Man came out. It is assumed that in this movie, Tony Stark is married to Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow).
  • The official trailer for Avengers: Infinity War (2018) showed Spider-Man exhibiting his spider-sense ability, which was not clearly displayed in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), though it was seen quickly in Captain America: Civil War (2016).
  • The Infinity Gauntlet shown in Thor (2011) has since been said to be a fake because in Thor: Ragnarok (2017) when Hela is walking through the vault she says about the Tesseract that it's not bad, she says that The Eternal Flame is "true power" and she pushes over the Infinity Gauntlet and yells "Fake!" at Skurge.
  • Thor, having lost his hammer Mjolnir in Thor: Ragnarok (2017), constructs a new hammer known as Stormbreaker in this film. Stormbreaker is named for the Asgardian hammer given to Thor's comrade Beta Ray Bill. It is a war hammer-axe, based on the Marvel Ultimate Mjolnir.
  • Steve Rogers wields a new shield in this film, made from Wakandan vibranium, that splits apart into two armguards. This is based on two different shields Rogers wielded in the comics: one shield was provided by the Black Panther, and the other split apart into two guards.
  • Entertainment Weekly confirmed that Bucky Barnes will go by the code name 'White Wolf' in Avengers: Infinity War, as he was referred to by the children of Wakanda in the after credit scene in Black Panther.
  • Entertainment Weekly confirmed that Bucky Barnes/The Winter Soldier would go by the code name of "White Wolf" in Avengers: Infinity War (2018), as he was called by the children of Wakanda in a post-credits scene of Black Panther (2018). White Wolf in the comics was T'Challa's adopted brother, Hunter, who was the leader of Wakanda's secret police, the Hatut Zeraze.
  • This movie reunites three cast members from The Losers: Idris Elba, Chris Evans and Zoe Saldana. (Sort of -- none shares a scene with the others.)
  • This was the first Avengers movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe that Clint Barton/Hawkeye did not appear in. Hawkeye appeared in Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Captain America: Civil War (2016).
  • At one point in the movie, Thanos (Josh Brolin) asks The Collector (Benicio del Toro), "Where is the stone?" The same line was said by Benicio del Toro in the opening scene of Snatch (2000).
  • The 'field' that Thanos was gazing at during the ending, is a rice terraces from the Philippines.
  • Valkyrie does not appear in the movie. It is very likely she was killed at the beginning when Thanos attacked Thor's spaceship, for she was inside at the end of Thor : Ragnarok (2017).
  • Captain marvel's star is shown on nick fury's beeper after he dissapears teasing her arrival into the MCU. Captain marvel (2019)
  • Final appearance of Tom Hiddleston as Loki in the MCU.
  • Contains only one post credit scene.
  • In the after credits nick fury dials for help from a retro beeper the symbol that appears is the captain marvel symbol who is having a debut film in 2019.
  • As of the end, the only member of the Guardians of the Galaxy that survives is Rocket Raccoon.
  • Main character death count: 16
  • First appearance of Red Skull, Hugo Weaving, since Captain America: The First Avenger.
  • In the Sanctum Santorum, Tony Stark pulls out the flip phone that Steve (Captain America) sent him at the end of Civil War. When it shows the actual phone number on the phone, the area code displays 678. This is the area code for metro Atlanta, Georgia, same as where most of the movie was filmed.
  • The original Avengers never fully re-unite as a team in this film. Hawkeye never even appears.
  • Peter Dinklage is best known for his role on Game of Thrones. That series also features an aspiring ruler who sacrifices his own daughter in order to fulfill his ambition.
  • Though featured prominently in trailers, Bruce never fully "Hulks out" in the climax of the film. His only full Hulk-out is during the pre-credits scene with Thor and Loki.
  • The post credits scene features Nick Fury and Maria Hill and teases the future involvement of Captain Marvel.
  • Bruce Banner actually gets to wear the Hulk-Buster armor (dubbed "Veronica", in reference to Banner's girlfriend Betty) that was used against him in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron.'
  • For the first time in Marvel Cinematic Universe history, Bruce Banner actually communicates directly with the Hulk.
  • Before the film was released, there was much fan speculation that either Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.) or Steve Rogers/Captain America (Chris Evans) would die in this movie since it was known their contracts were not extended past the end of the Avengers series. Ironically, they are two of the very few characters who are not killed. In fact, with the exception of the off-screen Clint Barton/Hawkeye's status unknown, all of the original Avengers featured in The Avengers (2012) are shown having survived at the end of this film.
  • Captain America's shield does not appear at all in this movie.
  • Hawkeye and Ant-Man are both absent from the movie but are mentioned.
  • Loki's statement to Thanos of "We have a Hulk", is a call back to Tony Stark saying the same to him in The Avengers (2012).
  • The Red Skull makes his first appearance since 'Captain America: The First Avenger' where he was transported across the galaxy by the space stone. He is shown to be the keeper of the soul stone and allows those worthy enough to take it.
  • The final scene where Thanos is shown coming out of a hut facing the sunset behind rice terraces was actually shot in the Philippines, courtesy of the Indochina Productions team. Josh Brolin (Thanos) was only edited into the scene through CGI. According to the original comics, Thanos exiled himself to a faraway land to reflect on his loss and chose to become a farmer, which is adapted by the film with the Banaue Rice Terraces in Ifugao, the Philippines as Thanos' chosen place.
  • Hugo Weaving did not reprise his role as the Red Skull, as the character in this movie is actually played by Ross Marquand. However, this answers the seven-years-ongoing question as to what happened to him at the end of Captain America: The First Avenger (2011); it seems fitting that, as he was consumed by the power of the space stone (Tesseract) in that movie, he would be the guardian of the Soul Stone in this movie.
  • The post-credits sequence shows Nick Fury using a modified Motorola pager to call upon someone right before he is evaporated in Thanos' plan. The symbol that appears on the pager is that of Captain Marvel, who will get her own story in the prequel Captain Marvel (2019).
  • First Avengers movie to not include any appearance of Hawkeye.
  • In the post-credits scene, the logo that appears on the screen of the communications device (8-pointed gold star on a divided red and blue background) is Captain Marvel's.
  • This marks the first time on film that Peter Parker / Spider-Man dies, with the character starring in 8 films over the course of 16 years. However, it's confirmed to not be a permanent death, as the Untitled Spider-Man: Homecoming Sequel (2019) will take place just minutes after the Untitled Avengers Movie (2019), as confirmed by Marvel Studios.
  • The first movie in the MCU where the main villain wins at the end.
  • When Dr. Strange is fighting Thanos on Titan, Strange casts a spell where red tendrils envelope the Mad Titan. These are known as the Crimson Bands of Cytorrak, supposedly unbreakable bindings. They're named after the demon Cytorrak who's powers were bestowed on the XMen foe Juggernaut after he touched a gem embued with the demon's powers.
  • The philosophy Thanos follows reflects the concerns given in the Malthusianism Theory. According to the theory, overpopulation is a primary source of conflicts and poverty due to a resource shortage. That's why the theory envisions wars, diseases, earthquakes, and other events of mass death or destruction as a way of survival, peace, and prosperity.
  • With the reveal of the Soul Stone it appears to confirm the T.H.A.N.O.S theory (all the stones can be traced back to something with an abbreviation that spells out Thanos, ie. T for tesseract, A for aether, N for necklace, O for orb, and S for scepter) with the Soul Stone being kept guard by Red Skull, also known as Herr Schmidt as he was referred to in WWII.
  • In Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Tony Stark and Peter Parker have a funny moment in a car when Tony leans over and Peter thinks he is hugging him, but he jokes that he's just trying to reach the door handle to let him out. In Avengers: Infinity War (2018), when Peter/Spider-Man is dying, this scene is mirrored when he grabs Tony/Iron Man and is so frightened that they finally have that hug.
  • In this film Thanos (Josh Brolin) is seen interrogating The Collector (Benicio del Toro) asking him "where is the stone?" The final time he does so in an almost taunting way in order to find out where the reality stone is. Ironically in the movie Snatch (2000) it is Toro's character that interrogates a Jewish jeweler by asking the same question in a taunting tone in order to steal a much sought after diamond.
  • Johann Schmidt/Red Skull was originally played in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) by Hugo Weaving. Despite the character's return in Infinity War, the part was recast and Weaving was replaced by Ross Marquand. This is likely due to Weaving's public disdain for his appearance in the first movie, claiming that the makeup process alone made him unwilling to reprise the role in the future.
  • Continuing with the trend of someone losing an arm in almost every MCU film, Groot cuts off his arm to create the handle for Thor's new weapon.
  • The four metallic legs from the Iron Spider suit in the comics will be integrated in the MCU version of the Iron Spider suit that Peter Parker (Tom Holland) eventually wears.
  • Some shots of the trailers were digitally altered to avoid spoilers. For example, some infinity stones are removed from Thanos's glove during the last battle. Or for not showing the destroyed Iron Man's suit a digital jacket was added to Robert Downey Jr.. Also the Hulk is shown in a final shot with Captain America, Black Panther and Widow, but Hulk only fights in the beginning of the film.
  • In the movie, there is only one song with lyrics played, and that is "The Rubberband Man" by The Spinners. The song was about producer Thom Bell's son, who was teased for being overweight. In the movie, Drax and Rocket tease Peter Quill for gaining weight.
  • Just before Thanos vanishes into thin air with Gamora, we get to learn of her true feelings towards Peter Quill. She tells him: "I love you more than anything." And then they're somehow gone.
  • In the final scene, Thanos can be seen sitting on top of the hill. These are the famous rice terraces of the Philippines.
  • Of the 24 characters visible on the main poster for the film, 12 live and 12 die. This furthers the concept Thanos has within the movie of bringing balance by killing half the universe.
  • This movie mark the second time Josh Brolin (Thanos) and Pom Klementieff (Mantis) doing fight scene againts each other, the first was in Old Boy (2013). In Addition; Josh Brolin, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch), and Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury) appear in both Old Boy (2013) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
  • During the flashback of Gamora's childhood, Ebony Maw can be heard talking to the people, referring them as "zehobereians". This reveals Zehoberei as Gamora's home planet.
  • When Thor talks with Rocket while they travel to Nidavellir, Thor claims that he's 1500 years old. Since then movie sets on 2018, it would reveals Thor born in 518 AD.
  • At the beginning of the movie can be seen Thanos with the Power Gem on his gauntlet, implying that he assaulted Nova Corps of the planet Xandar to obtain it. This assault is later confirmed by Thor when he talks with Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • When the Avengers regroup at HQ in New York, Colonel James Rhodes (War Machine) was the only one who had been there the whole time. This comes to show that, since the events of Captain America: Civil War (2016), Rhodey was the only member of the Avengers to remain loyal to the Sokovia Accords - Natasha Romanoff (Black Widow) was excommunicated for helping Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes escape the Berlin Airport, Tony Stark (Iron Man) quit the Avengers after assisting Cap and Bucky in locating Zemo, and Vision went into exile alongside Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch) because of his emotional attachment to her. When the Avengers regroup in this film, however, even Rhodey was willing to turn against the Accords to assist his former teammates in the greater cause.
  • In How Doctor Strange Should Have Ended (2017), Doctor Strange talks to Batman and Superman about the benefits of being able to use the Time Stone to fix past mistakes, to which Batman and Superman suggest even more ideas of past mistakes to fix; Batman even throws out the idea to use it to save Vision when he has the Mind Stone ripped from his head (referring to what could happen in the future - in this movie). In this movie, however, the exact opposite occurs: After Scarlet Witch destroys Vision to get rid of the stone, Thanos uses the Time Stone to revive Vision so that he can then rip the Mind Stone from his head and thereby complete the Infinity Gauntlet.
  • According to director Joe Russo, Peter Parker's lines at the end of the film, where he says, "Mr. Stark, I don't feel so good" and "I don't wanna go" before he disintegrates, was improvised on the spot by Tom Holland.
  • The post credit scene contains another Easter egg reference to Samuel L. Jackson outside of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As he's being wiped from existence, Nick Fury mutters "Motherf-----". Jackson is known professionally for portraying characters who use that expletive profusely and has a huge cult following as a result. In Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), "The path of the righteous man: Ezekiel 25:17" can be seen on Fury's grave stone, a reference to a monologue he delivers in Pulp Fiction (1994) as Jules Winnfield, one of his most famous and profane roles.
  • Thanos' mass genocide at the end affects mainly later Avenger members, like the Winter Soldier, Falcon, Spiderman, Doctor Strange, Black Panther and the Scarlett Witch; the original Avengers members (Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk and Black Widow) are still alive, with only Hawkeye unaccounted for as he does not appear in the movie. In contrast, the original members of the Guardians of the Galaxy are all wiped out with the exception of Rocket (and Gamora, who had already died earlier).
  • Red Skull from Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) makes a surprise appearance, after having been absorbed by the Tesseract in that film. This led to fan speculation that he might show up again in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He is not played by Hugo Weaving; although Weaving had signed a multi-picture deal with Marvel, he later indicated that he was not interested in reprising the role, and Marvel apparently did not force him to. Ross Marquand took his place.
  • In the scene on Knowhere as Thanos is standing over the Collector, he speaks the line "Where is the stone?" Which is the same line Benicio Del Toro uses in the opening sequence to the film Snatch.
  • When Thanos clicks his fingers, and different avengers begin to disappear, the only ones left are from the original Avengers film: Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk and Black Widow.
  • In the comics, Thanos is in love with the avatar of death. In the film, he instead sees death as a key to improve life. Thanos himself was named after "thanatos", the Greek god of death.
  • Multiple trailers for the movie featured a shot of Hulk running along with other Avengers and Wakandans, but this does not occur in the actual film. Several instances of Bruce Banner attempting to transform into the Hulk after his fight with Thanos fail specifically because the Hulk personality is resisting.
  • The villains repeatedly threaten the heroes with murder of their associates: 1) Thanos threatens to kill Thor if Loki does not hand over the tesseract/space stone 2) The black order offer to spare Scarlett Witch if Vision surrenders and gives up the mind stone. 3) Thanos tortures and threatens to kill Nebula if Gamora does not reveal the location of the soul stone. 4) As recounted by Eitri, he was forced to forge the infinity gauntlet by Thanos under the threat of having his fellow dwarves murdered. 5) Although not explicitely asked to do so by Thanos, Dr Strange gives up the time stone in exchange for Tony Stark's life.
  • Characters having to sacrifice their loved ones include: 1) Star-Lord being forced to shoot Gamora in order to deny Thanos information about the Soul Stone. 2) Thanos having to kill Gamora in order to be granted the Soul Stone. 3) Scarlett Witch being forced to kill Vision in order to destroy the Mind Stone.
  • Official trailers for this film included a shot from the battle in Wakanda, of several of the heroes leading a charge through some trees with Wakandan soldiers following them. Included in this shot was Hulk. In the movie, Hulk is not present at all in Wakanda. Instead, Bruce Banner remains in human form, and wears Tony Stark's Hulkbuster armour first seen in Captain America: Civil War (2016)Captain America: Civil War. This whole shot is not actually used at all, as the battle takes place on open ground, not in a wooded area.
  • This is the first ever MCU movie wherein both Captain America and Iron Man appear but have not shared the same screen together.
  • The cast features three Academy Award winners, Gwyneth Paltrow, Benicio Del Toro and William Hurt, and seven nominees, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Don Cheadle, Benedict Cumberbatch, Bradley Cooper (voice), Josh Brolin and Samuel L. Jackson (in an uncredited post credit scene).
  • The scene where Cap and Thanos get up close and personal and Thanos appears impressed after noticing Cap uses his last ounce of strength to prevent being grabbed by the Infinity Guantlet is a nod Infinity Guantlet Issue # 4 where Cap (being among the last heroes alive) walks right up to Thanos and tells him "As long as one man stands against you, Thanos, you'll never be able to claim victory...I've lived my life by those sentiments...They're well worth dying for." upon which Thanos swipes and easily shatters Cap's vibranium shield.
  • After the climatic battle in Wakanda, Thor's fallen Stormbreaker makes a bell toll sound. It is similar to that of London's "Big Ben" clock tower. "Thor: The Dark World (2013)" took place partly in London, U.K.
  • In a response to a fan on Twitter, James Gunn, who was the executive producer of Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and director of Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), revealed that Groot's last line at the end of Infinity War was "Dad," what was said to Rocket Raccoon right before turning into dust.
  • The reason Peter Parker/Spider-Man's death took so long was because his spidey senses made him realize earlier and his accelerated healing slowed it down.
  • With the losses occurred after the events in this movie, the Avengers are reduced to the original team from link=tt0848228 to retake the fight in the upcoming link=tt4154796: Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Captain America, Black Widow and Hawkeye.
  • Red Skull returns in his first appearance since "Captain America: The First Avenger" (2011)
  • Following his completion of the Infinity Gauntlet, Thanos wiped out half the universe's population, including Groot who gave a final line to Rocket before he died. Guardians Of The Galaxy director, James Gunn, stated via Twitter that that final line Groot spoke translated out to "Dad".
  • All major character deaths in chronological order: Heimdall - Stabbed by Thanos. Loki - Choked to death by Thanos. Gamora - Thrown to her death by Thanos is exchange for the Soul Stone. Vision - Killed by Wanda (Scarlet Witch) when she destroyed the Mind Stone. Vision (again) - Killed by Thanos when he ripped the Mind Stone out of his forehead after he reversed time with the Time Stone. The following characters were killed when Thanos wipes out half the universe with the Infinity Guantlet having acquired all 6 Infinity Stones: Bucky Barnes (White Wolf) T'Challa (Black Panther) Groot Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch) Sam Wilson (Falcon) Mantis Drax the Destroyer Peter Quill (Star-Lord) Dr Stephen Strange Peter Parker (Spider-Man)
  • Exactly half of the heroes credited at the top of the official movie poster (8 out of 16) still alive at the time of the snap, die after the snap.
  • According to codirector Joe Russo, Tom Holland Improvised all of his lines during his final scene of the film.
  • Anthony and Joe Russo confirmed that Valkyrie survived the attack on Thor's ship at the beginning of the movie, and is off somewhere in space with the remainder of Asgard's survivors.
  • James Gunn made one change to the original script: originally, Peter was not able to bring himself to fulfill his promise to kill Gamora if Thanos captured her. In the final film, Peter does try to kill her, but is prevented from doing so by Thanos.
  • Thanos' reality bending attacks on Mantis and Drax during the fight on Knowhere are callbacks to a scene in the original comics, where Nebula was transformed into ribbons and Drax was sliced into cubes.
  • In Thor (2011), Odin mentioned that Thor's hammer Mjölnir was 'forged inside a dying star'. Some fans took this as an indication that Mjölnir was made from neutronium, an extremely heavy substance that is sometimes left when big stars die (which would account for Mjölnir's extreme weight). The revelation that Mjölnir was forged in Nidavellir takes the metaphor even further, since Nidavellir is literally a forge inside the remains of a dead star.
  • In the original Norse mythology, Loki and Heimdall were fated to die killing one another. In this movie, both characters die within minutes of the other.
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