While many box office releases of the past two years have struggled to stay in theaters for more than a few weeks before shipping to streaming platforms, Spider-Man: No Way Home has now been out for nearly seven weeks and continues to climb the list of greatest movies ever made. As it heads towards the end of its theatrical run, Tom Holland’s Spider-Man trilogy culmination is currently just over $20 million from surpassing Avatar’s domestic box office of 760, $5 million to become the third highest-grossing domestic box office ever. .
Over the past two weeks, Spider-Man has climbed the ranks, both domestically and internationally, and after quickly overtaking The Dark Knight – Warner Bros.’ highest-grossing film. with $534.8 million — the Marvel blockbuster now has Avatar’s domestic total in its sights. That would put the movie behind only Avengers: Endgame and Star Wars: The Force Awakens with $858.3 million and $936.6 million, respectively. For a movie that was nearly derailed by a short Sony-Marvel fallout in 2019, it’s probably the surest sign that no such split will be considered in the future by either side. other parties when it comes to their most lucrative Marvel asset.
Breaking box office records is nothing new for Marvel, but even by their standards, Spider-Man: No Way Home even exceeded the lofty expectations placed on the film’s shoulders when it released in December.
As the first film of the pandemic to top $1 billion, the film broke records on its first day of release and took in over $587 million in its opening weekend, a figure that instantly made one of the top 5 Hollywood releases of the year. Currently, No Way Home is the world’s sixth highest-grossing film of all time.
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