Avengers: Infinity War has surpassed Black Panther as the online ticket retailer Fandango's best-selling superhero film ever in pre-opening ticket sales. In the big picture however, the Avengers three-quel is third-highest preseller in company history - behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
“Avengers: Infinity War enters theaters this weekend as the most anticipated movie of the year,” said Fandango Managing Editor Erik Davis in a statement. “Fueled by tremendous advance ticket sales and positive word of mouth, Marvel Studios’ biggest and most ambitious movie ever will deliver a big-screen event that fans won’t want to miss.”
Infinity War has sold out of 2,000 showings sold by Fandango, and ranking a 100 out of 100 anticipation score -which measures excitement for the film among Fandango users.
Avengers: Infinity War is due out in theaters Friday.