Deadpool 2 earned a massive $53.3 million during its opening day on Friday, landing the best opening-day in history for an R-rated film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. This includes the Thursday evening haul of $18.6 million

Deadpool 2 surpassed its original projections of a $52 million opening and beat the previous R-rated champ It, which made $50 million on its first Friday.

At this rate, Deadpool 2 also has a chance at achieving the top opening weekend of all time for an R-rated film if it beats the original Deadpool’s $132.4 million launch in February 2016. The first Deadpool made $47.4 million on its opening Friday.

Deadpool 2 had the widest release in Fox history—showing in 4,349 theaters in North America—and is on track to end Avengers: Infinity War’s three-week lead at the top of the box office. Internationally, the Deadpool sequel is predicted to debut with over $150 million, sans China. But Marvel fans don't need to worry about Infinity War, because it's still slated to bring in $28 million to $30 million this weekend as it closes in on the $1.8 billion mark at the worldwide box office.

In the sequel, Reynolds returns as the eponymous Merc With a Mouth and tries to bring together an X-Force crew that will help him defeat the Cable (Josh Brolin). Reynolds produced the follow-up and co-wrote the script with collaborators Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.