Miles Morales returned through the door Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, a film that has become a worldwide phenomenon by dominating the global box office
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, the latest installment in the Sony saga, opened this week in first place at the North American box office. According to provisional estimates released this Sunday.
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The film grossed $120 million between Friday and Sunday in the United States and Canada and $88 million worldwide, according to industry watcher Exhibitor Relations.
“This is an exceptionally good opening for an animated film.said analyst David A. Gross. And he added that the sequel looks like “totaly new” and is an example of “inspired commercial cinema“.
The film takes up the story of half-black, half-Latino Miles Morales, using an amazing combination of old 2D comic book drawing techniques with the latest computer-generated visual effects.
Spider-Man dethroned Disney’s live-action version of The Little Mermaid, which grossed a similar amount in its debut last weekend and brought in $40.6 million this week.
What movies did Spider-Man beat at the box office?
The new installment of the 1989 animated story of an undersea princess who gives up her voice in search of true love on land stars pop singer Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric and Melissa McCarthy as the villainous Ursula. .
Another release, The Boogeyman, came in third with $12.3 million. The 20th century mystery horror film is the latest in a long line of films adapted from a Stephen King book.
Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 fell from third to fourth with $10 million this weekend and a worldwide cumulative of $780 million.
Universal’s “Fast and Furious X,” part of the “Fast and Furious” franchise, ranked fifth with $9.2 million.