The Hollywood Reporter says that early tracking figures suggest the The Amazing Spider-Man could earn $125 million in its first six days from Tuesday July 3rd through to Sunday July 8th.
The haul would make it easily the best performing film of the Summer so far outside of "Marvel's The Avengers", and are on par with that of the first "Iron Man".
Where will that put the redo with Spider-Man films of the past--if the estimates hold up?
In their first six days of release the first "Spider-Man earned $144M, "Spider-Man 2" took in $180M, "Spider-Man 3" made $176M.
As for other superhero movies, "X-Men: First Class" made $70M, "Batman Begins" took $80M, "Thor" took in $81M, "Iron Man" scored $121M, "Iron Man 2" got $153M, "The Dark Knight" raked in $222M, and "The Avengers" scored $258M.
The film is tracking strongly with males of all ages, but is also performing well with young females which is significant.
Of the half-dozen early print reviews from the UK (posted on Rotten Tomatoes) most are generally positive.
This film puts the focus on the disappearance of Peter Parker's parents Richard (Campbell Scott) and Mary (Embeth Davidtz).
Andrew Garfield Rhys Ifans, Martin Sheen Chris Zylka Emma Stone Denis Leary and Sally Field star.
The script penned by James Vanderbilt and Alvin Sargent sees the wall crawler take on the Lizard (Ifans) Marc Webb called action.
Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are at work on the screenplay for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" with the sequel already set to arrive in 2014.