Spider-Man: Homecoming swings to $257 million worldwide
Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures‘ Spider-Man: Homecoming surpassed all box office expectations this weekend, earning an estimated $117 million domestically in first place! The film took in $50.86 million on Friday, an estimated $37.15 million on Saturday, and the studio is projecting $29 million for Sunday from 4,348 locations. Spider-Man: Homecoming took in $10.6 million from 392 IMAX screens domestically. The film is Sony Pictures’ second-highest opening of all time and the second-highest opening for a Spider-Man film, after Spider-Man 3‘s $151.1 million. The opening is also the highest for a non-sequel standalone Marvel Cinematic Universe film.
Internationally, Spider-Man: Homecoming debuted with $140 million in 56 markets on 23,400 screens. $7 million of that total came from 277 IMAX screens. The movie started its international rollout on Wednesday, so that puts the five-day global total for Spider-Man: Homecoming at $257 million. The international markets were led by South Korea ($25.8 million), Mexico ($12 million), the UK (11.8 million), and Brazil ($9.1 million). The markets still to come include France, Germany, Spain, Japan, and China.
Directed by Jon Watts, Spider-Man: Homecoming stars Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya Coleman, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly, Bokeem Woodbine, Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr. Made for $175 million, the film received an A CinemaScore from audiences.
Warner Bros. Pictures’ Wonder Woman remained in fourth place domestically with $10.1 million its sixth weekend and has earned $368.8 million (that’s higher than Man of Steel‘s $291 million, Batman v Superman‘s $330.4 million, and Suicide Squad‘s $325.1 million). Internationally, the Patty Jenkins-directed superhero movie added $6.8 million from 64 markets to bring its overseas total to $377 million and worldwide sum to $745.8 million. Made for $149 million, Wonder Woman stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, Ewen Bremner, Saïd Taghmaoui, Elena Anaya, Connie Nielsen and Lucy Davis.
Michael Bay’s Transformers: The Last Knight (Paramount Pictures) rounded out the top five in North America with $6.3 million its third weekend, for a total of $118.9 million. The film added $18.1 million overseas from 47 markets, to take its international total to $375.7 million, with $218.3 million of that coming from China alone. Worldwide, The Last Knight has earned $494.6 million globally. By comparison, Transformers: Age of Extinction earned $245.4 million total domestically and $858.6 million overseas, for a worldwide total of $1.104 billion. Made for $217 million, Transformers: The Last Knight stars Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Hopkins, Jerrod Carmichael, Laura Haddock and Isabela Moner.