'Captain Marvel' Breaks Box Office Records in Its Opening Weekend
Marvel Studios' latest chapter became the biggest opening for a woman-led movie.
Carol Danvers' debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has Marvel Studios soaring to another box office success! In its opening weekend, Marvel Studios' "Captain Marvel" made $153 million in North America and $455 million worldwide. It's the biggest global debut for a women-fronted film ever and the second-biggest debut for a Super Hero movie, right behind Marvel Studios' "Avengers: Infinity War."
Of all Marvel Studios film releases, "Captain Marvel" had the seventh-largest debut in North America behind "Avengers," "Avengers: Age of Ultron," "Avengers: Infinity War," "Black Panther," "Captain America: Civil War," and "Iron Man 3," as well as the second-biggest domestic debut of a new character behind "Black Panther."
Internationally, Marvel Studios' "Captain Marvel" had the sixth-biggest opening weekend of all time. The Hollywood Reporter notes that globally, "'Captain Marvel' is pulling in more money than any Super Hero film introducing a new character." Imax theaters also accounted for $36.1 million, breaking the record for a non-sequel.
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