Spider-Man No Way Home isn’t just one of the best MCU movies ever, it’s also one of the most profitable.
Despite growing fears of COVID-19 variant, Omicron, moviegoers were not too scared to turn out for the latest Spider-Man film starring Tom Holland. The film crushed box office expectations, generating a mammoth $253 million from 4,336 theaters in North America.
It was easily the best domestic opening weekend turnout of any movie in pandemic times. Prior to this weekend, no other COVID-era film had been able to cross even $100 million in a single weekend. The biggest domestic debut had belonged to another Sony’s comic book sequel, “Venom: Let There Be Carnage,” which generated $90 million to start.
It’s the 3rd best ever among all films beating 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens domestic opening of $247.9M.
Worldwide Spider-Man: No Way Home owns the 3rd best global debut with $587.2Mafter Avengers: Endgame ($1.22 billion) and Avengers: Infinity War ($640.5M) and that’s without China. Here in the states, box office analytics firm EntTelligence reports that 20M people watched Spider-Man: No Way Home this weekend.
The film celebrates Spider-Man’s comic book history as well as its cinematic history. The time film see’s Spider-Man challenged by villains of yesteryear non MCU Spider-Man films while setting up the character’s impending college years.
Spider-Man No Way Home is now playing at a theater near you.