‘Captain Marvel’ grosses $455 million after three days of release
Despite the pre-premiere debates or score on Rotten Tomatoes that is somewhat lower than recent works of the same MCU, “Captain Marvel” still has good results at the box office.
After only three days of screening, the film grossed $153 million from 4,310 theaters in North America and easily won the top spot. Plus $ 302 million in international markets, the global total of superhero blockbuster after March 10 is $455 million. This is the second highest figure in the Marvel Cinema Universe alone, and the sixth highest in film history, for global troop achievements after the first three days of the show.
In North America alone, the $151 million debut achievement is the 18th highest in history and the highest since the "Incredibles 2" in the summer of 2017 with $182 million.
In the “Captain Marvel” movie, the audience has the opportunity to get acquainted with the most powerful female in MCU. The character was revealed from the after-credits of Avengers: Infinity War, but now has an official debut.
Bringing the audience back to the time of 1995, the film explores the origin of Captain Marvel's power, her mysterious past on Earth, and the secrets behind the persistent war between the two alien groups, Kree and Skrull. In addition to Brie Larson in the lead role, the project also features Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, Ben Mendelsohn and others.
Captain Marvel's results far exceeded expectations. Initially, observers said the film would start in the North American market with about 120-125 million USD. With an outstanding performance at the moment, the region's total annual revenue is currently only 21% lower than the same period in 2018.
According to Rotten Tomatoes, 80% of the reviews for “Captain Marvel” are positive, giving an average score of 3.2/5. According to a survey after CinemaScore screening, audiences marked the movie with mark A. With PostTrak's survey, 81% of the audience loved the movie, and 66% of the ticket buyers would recommend the work to others.
The presence of “Captain Marvel” makes the rest of the movies completely uneven. “How to Train Your Dragon: Universal's Hidden World” dropped to No. 2 with only $14.7 million from 4,402 locations.
Here are the top 10 most popular films in North America from March 8 to March 10 (in brackets is the previous week's ranking):
1. (New) Captain Marvel - $153 million
2. (1) How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World - $14.7 million
3. (2) Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral - $12 million
4. (4) The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part - $3.82 million
5. (3) Alita: Battle Angel - $3.2 million
6. (6) Green Book - $2.48 million
7. (7) Is It Not Romantic - $2.41 million
8. (5) Fighting with My Family - $2.18 million
9. (8) Greta - $2.16 million
10. (15) Apollo 11 - $1.3 million
By: Abigail Harris