While Spider-Man: Far From Home's North American wide theatrical release is still days away, the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film has opened in East Asia this past weekend and is already pulling impressive box office totals.
Far From Home has earned $111 million so far from the foreign box office, opening in China, Japan and Hong Kong. With a reported production budget of $160 million, before marketing and distribution costs, the film is off to a solid head start before its domestic opening on July 2.
Sony's SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME netted $111M in 33,900+ theaters this weekend launching exclusively in China, Japan and Hong Kong. CHI ($98M) JPN ($9.4M) HK ($3.8M)— Exhibitor Relations Co. (@ERCboxoffice) June 30, 2019
With $98 million earned in China alone its opening weekend, the total surpasses the Chinese opening for Spider-Man: Homecoming, which earned $70.8 million its opening weekend in China in 2017. Far From Home is already well on its way to surpass Homecoming's lifetime Chinese box office total of $115.7 million.
Far From Home has already proved a hit with domestic critics as early reviews, including CBR's own advance review of the film, praising it as a worthy sequel to Homecoming and fitting conclusion to Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Opening July 2, director Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Far From Home stars Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, JB Smoove, Jacob Batalon and Martin Starr, with Marisa Tomei and Jake Gyllenhaal.