Captain Marvel continues to rise higher, further and faster at the box office on its way to $1 billion.
According to Exhibitor Relations Co. on Twitter, the 21st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe managed to earn an estimated $87 million dollars worldwide this weekend, pushing its overall total to $910 million. This means the movie has officially earned more than Thor: Ragnarok ($853 million), Venom, ($855 million), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($880 million) and Spider-Man 3 ($890 million). And those are just the films based on Marvel characters that it has surpassed.
CAPTAIN MARVEL fired up $87M worldwide this weekend, $910M total, passing the global box office totals of THOR: RAGNAROK ($853M), VENOM ($855M) and SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING ($880M).— Exhibitor Relations Co. (@ERCboxoffice) March 24, 2019
Captain Marvel already surpassed Wonder Woman earlier in the week, but this total also puts it past Batman v Superman ($872.7 million). This means that Captain Marvel is now the 11th highest-grossing superhero movie ever and has officially earned more than every DC film but Aquaman ($1.146 billion), The Dark Knight Rises ($1.084 billion) and The Dark Knight ($1.004 billion).
Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Jude Law as Yon-Rogg, Clark Gregg as Phil Coulson, Lee Pace as Ronan the Accuser, Djimon Hounsou as Korath the Pursuer, Gemma Chan as Minn-Erva, Ben Mendelsohn as Talos, Lashana Lynch as Maria Rambeau, Algenis Perez Soto as Att-Lass, McKenna Grace as a young Carol Danvers and Annette Bening as the Supreme Intelligence. The movie is in theaters now.
(via Box Office Mojo)