No Way Home smashes weekend box office with stunning $ 253 million debut
Spider-Man: No Path Home easily destroyed every box office competition with an astonishing $ 253 million debut this weekend. The latest Sony and Marvel Studios joint venture now has the biggest opening in the pandemic and the sixth highest grossing film of 2021 in a weekend. Prior to No way home, movies struggled to hit the $ 100million opening weekend, with the pandemic’s highest opening going to Sony Venom: let there be carnage to $ 90 million. While it was common knowledge that Tom Holland’s return of Peter Parker was going to be huge, the sequel has gone ahead and surpassed initial projections.
Spider-Man: No Path Home is now the largest opening ever made by Sony. The sequel grossed an additional $ 334.2 million overseas, bringing the global total to $ 587.2 million, which does not include China. Along with the traditional hype surrounding a movie set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, No way home boasts a few pretty huge guest stars of the current MCU with Sony’s previous Marvel movies, which has resulted in some pretty interesting news leaks over the past year or so. Word of mouth definitely helps Spider-Man: No Path Home, but praise from critics and viewers also helps considerably.
Disney Animations Encanto fell to number two over the weekend after grossing $ 6.5 million. The family-friendly animated film held number one for three weeks before grossing $ 175.5 million worldwide. that of Steven Spielberg West Side Story took third place after grossing $ 3.416 million. As of this writing, the classic musical’s latest big screen has grossed just over $ 27 million. Ghostbusters: the afterlife fell to number four with $ 3.4 million and grossed $ 173.6 million worldwide during its five weeks in theaters.
Alley of nightmares debuted at number five this weekend after taking in $ 2.9 million. The neo-noir psychological thriller is directed by Guillermo del Toro from a screenplay by del Toro and Kim Morgan. It is based on the 1946 novel of the same name by William Lindsay Gresham. Gucci House took the sixth position with $ 1.8 million. The film has grossed just over $ 106.1 million worldwide since its theatrical release four weeks ago. Eternals won $ 1.1 million which was just enough to take seventh place.
Clifford the big red dog came in eighth this weekend after grossing $ 399,000. The family movie made $ 54 million worldwide over its six weeks in theaters. Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City came in ninth with $ 280,000, while Venom: let there be carnage took tenth place with $ 220,000. from Sony Venom The sequel has grossed $ 498.1 million worldwide since it opened in theaters twelve weeks ago. You can check out the rest of this weekend’s box office data at Numbers.
â¢ 1. Spider-Man: No Path Home – $ 253 million
â¢ 2. Encanto – $ 6.5 million
â¢ 3. West Side Story – $ 3.4 million
â¢ 4. Ghostbusters: the afterlife – $ 3.4 million
â¢ 5. Alley of nightmares – $ 2.9 million
â¢ 6. Gucci House – $ 1.8 million
â¢ seven. Eternals – $ 1.1 million
â¢ 8. Clifford the big red dog – $ 399K
â¢ 9. Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City – $ 280K
â¢ ten. Venom: let there be carnage – $ 220K
In the end credits of the film’s roles, Marvel fans can see a big thank you note to the man who brought Marvel into the cinema foray.
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