‘Captain Marvel’ Debuts With Record-Breaking Numbers

‘Captain Marvel’ the newest superhero film from Disney and Marvel, has released to strong critical reception and impressive box office performances.

By NathanG on March 11, 2019
(Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Disney and Marvel’s newest film, Captain Marvel, has released to a number of box office achievements.

According to HelloGiggles, the first female-led and female-directed Marvel movie premiered on March 8. The film released to many positive reviews from both audiences and critics, and also achieved several box-office records. Captain Marvel reportedly brought in $153 million in the U.S., and earned a total of $455 million globally during its opening weekend.

These impressive numbers elevated Captain Marvel as the largest-ever global opening for a female-led film. This beat the previous record held by Beauty and the Beast, which earned $357 million in its opening weekend. Domestically, Captain Marvel has become the seventh-biggest opening for a Marvel movie, and second largest for a superhero film featuring a new character.

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