Sony and Marvel’s “Spider-Man: No Way Home” grossed $ 253 million in 4,325 theaters, according to studio estimates on Sunday. “Avengers: Endgame” earned 357.1 million on its debut, and “Avengers: Infinity War” 257.7 million when it hit theaters.
Never underestimate your friendly neighbor Spider-Man, even when a mutant virus is active. Despite growing concerns about the omicron variant of the coronavirus, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” was the highest-grossing film in the United States and Canada over the weekend, and not only that: it had the third best premiere in history, after “Avengers: Endgame” and “Avengers: Infinity War.”
These are difficult times for theaters, due to the threat of the contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus.
“The historic results of ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ seen this weekend, from around the world and despite numerous challenges, confirm the unmatched cultural impact of exclusive films for theatrical release when promoted with vision and determination. “Tom Rothman, president and CEO of Sony Pictures, said in a statement.
“All of us at Sony Pictures are extremely grateful for the extraordinary talent, both in front of and behind the cameras, that made this historic film possible,” he added.
The reviews have been good too. The film received a 94% good rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
For its part, “West Side Story” (“Love without barriers”) obtained 3.4 million dollars, 67% less than the previous weekend.
Below are estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at theaters in the United States and Canada, according to Comscore. Final figures in North America will be released Monday.
1. “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” $ 253 million.
2. “Encanto”, 6.5 million.
3. “West Side Story”, 3,4 millones.
4. “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”, 3,4 millones.
5. “Nightmare Alley”, 3 millones.
6. “House of Gucci”, 1,9 millones.
7. “Eternals”, 1,2 millones.
8. “Clifford The Big Red Dog”, 400.000.
9. “Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City”, 280.000
10. “Venom: Let There Be Carnage”, 220.000
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