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How much did "Avengers: Infinity War" spend in Georgia?


Marvel's latest blockbuster, "Avengers: Infinity War" packed an superhero-sized economic punch, state officials say.

The movie, out Friday, and its successor due out in 2019 filmed in Georgia from January 2017 to just recently and generated more than $182 million in local economic activity, the Georgia Department of Economic Development said.

Here's a look at how those numbers add up:

  • The production employed more than 3,000 Georgia residents, who earned more than $65 million
  • About $11.3 million was spent on grip and electric rentals and purchases
  • More than $4 million was spent on local rentals and purchases for set decoration
  • More than $6.6 million was spent on camera rentals and purchases
  • Catering, baked goods and other food items totaled about $4.2 million
  • Hardware, lumber supplies and equipment accounted for more than $6.7 million
  • Transportation costs, including truck and car rentals, exceeded $7.2 million

 


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