Avengers: Infinity War shattered domestic box office record with a $257.7M opening weekend last year. It may not hold that record for much longer, though, as the endgame looms. Avengers: Endgame is on course for its own record performance, according to multiple long-range projections.
As always, it’s important to note that these projections are not the standard industry tracking. These are projections made specifically by these outlets based on their own models. Films do not land on industry tracking boards until they are three weeks from release. We will have tracking on Avengers: Endgame during the first week of April.
It certainly is possible, perhaps even likely, that Endgame will break Infinity War‘s opening weekend record. The ending of Infinity War has moviegoers desperate to know what happens next. They will undoubtedly make an effort to see Endgame as soon as they possibly can.
The increased sense of urgency audiences are feeling was evident in the response to Endgame‘s first trailer. It was viewed 289 million times in its first 24 hours. That figure destroyed the previous record set by Infinity War‘s first trailer (230 million views).
Avengers: Endgame is in theaters April 26.