A Marvel fan from the UK has seen Avengers: Infinity War 100 times since it’s been released to theaters — and he has proof.
Avengers: Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo had previously invited another fan who had achieved the remarkable feat of seeing the flick at least 45 times to the premiere of the sequel. It appears, however, that another contender has joined the stage. Meet 17-year-old Kieron Harvey from Staffordshire.
Harvey revealed to Unilad that it is not uncommon for him to go to superhero films quite often. In fact, it wouldn’t be a stretch to say that he holds the records for seeing Black Panther or Deadpool 2 the most times in theaters:
“I really didn’t plan on seeing it this many times it just sort of happened, I go to the cinema an awful lot anyway, I saw Black Panther 30 times and so far have seen the new Deadpool 20 times.
However Avengers just felt so different to anything I’ve ever seen before, and I just love it so much so have been going as much as I can!
As soon as the trailer was released I thought, I’m going to watch this a hell of a lot but I just thought I’d reach 40, maybe pushing 50, but here we are at 100 and it’s crazy.”
While this insane achievement is definitely commendable, Harvey revealed how he was able to watch the movie so many times without putting a dent in his, and presumably his parent’s, bank account:
“I do have a limitless card which is why I go to the cinema so much. I’ve only missed about three days this year so far where I haven’t been at the cinema.
So that cost just under £200, which isn’t bad going for the amount I should be paying on Avengers alone!
Most of the time I’ve been by myself, I don’t know anyone who could keep up with the amount I go! However sometimes I’ll go with my parents if they want to see it again, and I have been with friends a few times but the majority of the time I’ve been going solo.”
Harvey has conceded that this feat is quite ridiculous and required viewing the film much more than once a day for the past 51 days (44 at the time of his interview):
“I’ve just been going daily, multiple times, and somehow ended up at 100 after only a month and a half of it being released.
I’d look at cinema times in the morning and plan my day to see which screenings I could make it to and it seems to have escalated quite far.
Because it’s such a huge film there were many screenings on, almost every screen was showing it so that helped me view it a lot each day – if it was only on a couple of screens, there’s no way I’d be anywhere near as high a number I am now.
The most I’ve done in a day is four I believe, and I did four on opening day! The midnight premiere then three after college.
I was surprised I managed to do it considering after the midnight premiere I was speechless and didn’t know what I’d just watched, it just felt crushing. But that soon changed in a matter of hours!”
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Here’s the official synopsis for Avengers: Infinity War:
An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Infinity War stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Danai Gurira, Peter Dinklage, Benedict Wong, Pom Klementieff, Karen Gillan, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Chris Pratt.
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