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'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Delivers $117M Opening Domestically, Over $250M Worldwide

9 July 2017 8:38 AM, PDT

Sony's Spider-Man: Homecoming fell just a bit shy of the $120 million mark it was looking like it would hit after Friday estimates, but nevertheless the webslinger still delivered a stellar opening, delivering the third largest opening weekend of the year so far. Additionally, Lionsgate and Amazon's The Big Sick delivered strong numbers in its moderate expansion ahead of next weekend's wide release. Playing in 4,348 theaters, Sony's Spider-Man: Homecoming finished #1 at the box office with an estimated $117 million. The opening currently stands as the second largest opening ever for a Spider-Man feature (not adjusted for inflation), narrowly edging out Sam Raimi's 2002 original. Also, without adjusting for inflation, this is the largest opening for a single character intro into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, topping the $98.6 million brought in by Iron Man back in 2008. Spider-Man's opening is the third largest of the year, finishing between the $146.5 million opening for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 »


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'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Looks to Ensnare $100+ Million Opening

6 July 2017 10:06 AM, PDT

Saturday Am Update: With an estimated $51.2 million on Friday, Sony's release of Spider-Man: Homecoming is looking at a three-day weekend around $120-125 million. Without adjusting for inflation that would be the second highest opening for a Spider-Man film and around $30 million more than the $91.6 million brought in by The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 2014. It would also be just behind the $128.1 million Iron Man 2 opened with in 2010 as Spidey is settling in nicely within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film received an "A" CinemaScore from opening day audiences. Get More: Track how Spider-Man: Homecoming compares to the two other Summer 2017 superhero features, Wonder Woman and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Additionally, while Focus's The Beguiled is performing a bit behind our expectations, looking at an $2 million weekend, Amazon and Lionsgate's The Big Sick is looking to over perform after delivering an estimated $1.1 million on Friday, heading toward a weekend »


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