‘Avengers: Infinity War’ wins Best Action Movie at 2018 People’s Choice Awards

Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War had its cup runneth over with a multitude of silverware at the 2018 People’s Choice Awards. And the frosting on the cake was the MCU magnum opus voted as the Best Action Movie of the year, fighting off challenges from Black Panther, Incredibles 2, A Quiet Place and a very left-field nominee, Fifty Shades Freed. Infinity War was Marvel’s biggest undertaking yet, and began the culmination of the showpiece event that all started a decade ago with Iron Man. The Anthony and Joe Russo actioner was also the highest grossing movie of Marvel Studios so far, raking in an unprecedented $2.1 billion at the global office and becoming just the fourth movie in history to breach the $2 billion barrier. One of the founding members of Avengers, Scarlett Johanssan bagged home the prize for The Female Star of the Year 2018 whereas her MCU cohort Chadwick Boseman, who spearheaded the cultural epic Black Panther, was adjudged The Male Star of the Year 2018. Danai Gurira, who played Okoye, the leader of all-female tribe Dora Milaje in Black Panther and Infinity War, beat Boseman for The Action Movie Star of the Year. The Russo brothers took to their official Twitter handle to congratulate the winners, whilst also vehemently thanking the fans for all the adulation their movie received and also for the success at People’s Choice Awards.