‘Spider-Man’ box office numbers climb in record books – Reuters

December 20, 2021 by No Comments

LOS ANGELES, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Final box office figures showed “Spider-Man: No Way Home” hauled in an even bigger audience than originally estimated, for a weekend total of $260 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters, distributor Sony Corp (6758.T) said on Monday.

That lifted the superhero adventure to second on the list of all-time domestic openings for Hollywood films, just ahead of the nearly $258 million in 2018 for “Avengers: Infinity War.”

International ticket sales for “No Way Home” also rose to $340.8 million for a global total of $600.8 million.

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On Sunday, Sony had forecast that “No Way Home” would finish the weekend in third place domestically with $253 million and a worldwide total of $587.2 million. Monday’s figures included actual ticket sales from Thursday through Sunday night.

“Avengers: Endgame” holds the opening weekend record in the United States and Canada with a $357 million debut in 2019.

The performance of “No Way Home,” which stars Tom Holland as the web-slinging hero and Zendaya as his girlfriend, boosted theater chains such as AMC Entertainment (AMC.N) and Cinemark Holdings (CNK.N). Theaters are …….

Source: https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/spider-man-box-office-numbers-climb-record-books-2021-12-20/

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