"Endgame" is on the right track to reach this number.
Analysts said that "Endgame" could earn $ 260 million north of this weekend and more than $ 800 million worldwide – both would be box office records. Some analysts said the movie could even get a $ 300 million domestic opening this weekend.
The film has already seen a strong start abroad and has cracked $ 305 million since its international opening on Wednesday. "Endgame" had the biggest opening day in China, the second largest cinema market in the world.
"Endgame" is the epic finale of the ten-year film series of the superhero studio. In total, Marvel Studios earned more than $ 18.7 billion worldwide.
Fandango said Thursday that "Endgame" is the biggest preseller in its history.
Film chains run around the clock and supplement the demand of moviegoers. AMC ( AMC ) The theaters announced on Monday that seventeen locations will be open 72 hours from Thursday to Sunday.
"Endgame" could also help save Hollywood from a lethargic year. Domestic box office has fallen by around 16% compared to the previous year.
The movie, which runs at three hours, has received critical acclaim. It holds a 96% rating on the rating page, Rotten Tomatoes.
"After posting a formidable task and then some with the demise of Infinity War," Avengers: Endgame "faces the challenge and delivers an epic finale that proves to be extremely satisfying," wrote Brian Lowry, CNN's movie and TV critics.