That makes it the 10th largest superhero release domestically of all-time, according to Box Office Mojo. It’s the third biggest of the year so far, just ahead of Wonder Woman but behind Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Spider-Man’s arrival meant that many expected Wonder Woman to finally start suffering the typical heavier drops of the comic book genre, but again the DC Extended Universe film defied expectations.
Sharing thought before the movie, most people said they came for the premiere just to “judge” the performance of the 15 year movie star Abraham Attah who shot to fame after starring in Idris Elba’s beast of no nation. This weekend’s $139 million foreign gross helped the cartoon soar past the $300 million mark.
Next weekend, the acclaimed sequel War For the Planet of the Apes makes its debut along with Wish Upon.
Per ComScore, overall box office is down 0.1 percent with the same frame from past year.
With a Rotten Tomatoes score of 93%, as well as an audience rating of A from CinemaScore, we have no doubt that Spider-Man: Homecoming will continue to enamor audiences over the next few weeks.
Asked who he would like Spider-Man to join in the future, Holland told MTV, “I really like the idea of Spider-Man and Hulk“.
Universal/Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 3 collected $4.2 million in its fourth weekend at 325 cinemas, up 22 per cent. It is well behind predecessors Minions and Despicable Me 2 at the same point in their respective runs, a byproduct of going up against an acclaimed Marvel movie. In Asia alone, the movie has earned $61.3 million. It’s another hit for them.
The critically acclaimed action thriller Baby Driver fared quite well in its second weekend grossing an estimated $12.8M in third place for a decline of only 38%.
“Transformers: The Last Knight“, the weekend’s #5 film, scored another $6.3 million in receipts (cume now $118.9 million).
Internationally, Homecoming had a strong opening, with a foreign haul of $140 million from 60 percent of its overseas market.
“Homecoming” is launching in about 60 percent of global territories this weekend.
Cars 3 comes in sixth with $5.6 million.