Spidey Passes $53.7 Million in Japan

Spider-Man 3 passed the Y6.5 billion ($53.7 million) mark on June 1 here, making it the second-highest grosser in the franchise after Spider-Man, according to Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan.

Spider-Man finished its Japan run with $57.8 million. However, SPEJ expects Spidey 3 to top that, earning between $58.7 million and $59.5 million.

Opening on 807 screens on May 1, Spidey 3 recorded Y3.2 billion ($26.3 million) on 2,578,255 admissions in six days — the fastest any Hollywood film has hit Y3 billion.

Source: Variety