‘Captain Marvel’ Breaks Box Office Records
Carol Danvers’ debut in the movie based Marvel Universe has the comic company soaring to another box office success, Jamie Frevele reported.In its opening weekend, Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel made $153 million (USD) in North America and $455 million (USD) 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: Age of Ultron
- Avengers: Infinity War
- Black Panther
- Captain America: Civil War
- Iron Man 3
It is also the second-biggest domestic debut of a new character behind Black Panther.
“Captain Marvel is pulling in more money [globally] than any Super Hero film introducing a new character.”
– The Hollywood Reporter.
Internationally, Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel had the sixth-biggest opening weekend of all time. Imax theaters also accounted for $36.1 million, breaking the record for a non-sequel.