Captain Marvel, Marvel Studio's first female lead superhero movie is among the most awaited movies. The $152 million worth movie broke all the records of the box office on its first weekend collecting the jaw-dropping sum of $455 million globally.
According to the studios, the movie is the seventh largest opening for an MCU movie and second for a solo-led Marvel movie. One of the biggest March openings also set a new worldwide mark for a movie directed by a woman, Anna Boden, and Ryan Fleck.
Walt Disney's Captian Marvel opened with just $61 million on the first day. On the second day of its release, it grossed around $114 million. The day three of airing the movie, i.e on Sunday it collected the staggering sum of $155 million.
Apart from the box office records, it also rocketed up other records books. It is the sixth largest worldwide debut ever.
Furthermore, internationally making an estimated $302 million made it the fifth highest international opening weekend of all-time.
As per records, only movies The Avengers, Black Panther, Captain America: Civil Wars and Iron Man 3 have had recorded better box office from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Leading the way, the movie opening in China earned $89.3 million which made this movie the third largest MCU opening weekend ever. Besides China, Captain Marvel collected South Korea($24.1m), UK ($16.8m), Brazil ($13.4m), Mexico ($12.8m), Australia ($10.7m), Indonesia ($10.1m), Russia ($9.8m), France ($9.2m), Germany ($7.8m), India ($6.9m), Thailand ($6.6m), Taiwan ($6.4m), Philippines ($6.3m), Malaysia ($5.6m), Italy ($5.5m) and Hong Kong ($5.2m).
On the contrary, the anti-“Captain Marvel” campaign included the flooding of audience scores, in Rotten Tomatoes to 80% and IMDb 7 out of 10.
Well for Disney, it is a strong start for a year with a long list of releases including the ones to surely surpass Captain Marvel, such as Avengers: Endgame, Toy Story 4, and a remake of The Lion King.
Captain Marvel scared away it's competing releases. Movies including The Kid, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, documentary Apollo 11, A Madea Family Funeral and many more were easily surpassed with a great difference of box office collection.