Globally, the most pessimistic forecasts expect total revenues of at least $ 800 million for the first weekend and even a billion for the dear ones.
onMarvel's 22nd movie, "Avengers: Endgame", hit the flying start Wednesday in 25 countries, breaking records in the Asia-Pacific zone, especially in China, according to preliminary data released Thursday. from the Disney group.
All in all, this superhero movie that closed the cycle began eleven years ago with Iron Man, drew $ 169 million for the first day of theater exploitation. Although it is too early to make an accurate comparison, "Avengers: Endgame" is now before the previous episode, "Avengers: Infinity War," released last year, said in a statement Disney that bought "Marvel" in 2009.
In China, "Avengers: Endgame" knows its most spectacular flight, with an estimated 107.5 million dollars collected for the first day of exploitation, a historic record.
The film also sets new records for theatrical release in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia, Disney says.
He is also in the lead in the Netherlands, Greece or Egypt, but only second in Italy and third in Germany. In France, "Avengers: Endgame" captures the best debut for the movie in the Marvel universe, without any other record at this stage.
Not yet released in North America
The film should be released in the United States and Canada on Thursday night, and experts estimate that they could raise between $ 200 and $ 260 million for their first weekend in North America.
Given the anticipated success and length of the film (three hours), AMC Cinema announced that it will hold 24-hour projections in dozens of US theaters in order to meet demand.