‘Captain Marvel’ cleans up at the global box office

/ 03:03 PM March 12, 2019
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Image: Screengrab from YouTube/Marvel Entertainment

The latest Marvel movie hit hard on its opening weekend in theaters, grossing a mighty $455 million worldwide.

“Captain Marvel” scores the sixth highest global debut of all time, behind “Avengers: Infinity War” ($640.5 million), “The Fate of the Furious” ($541.9 million), “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ($529 million), “Jurassic World” ($525.5 million) and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” ($483.2 million).


Its spectacular arrival atop the global box office knocks last week’s leader, “How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”, into second place, grossing $36.4 million. Recent Best Picture winner at the Oscars, “Green Book”, holds on to third place with $30.8 million.

Here is the latest global box-office top 10:


1. Captain Marvel – $455 million

2. How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – $36.4 million

3. Green Book – $30.8 million

4. Alita: Battle Angel – $14.8 million

5. Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral – $12.1 million

6. Natsume’s Book Of Friends The Movie: Ephemeral Bond – $10.4 million

7. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part – $7.7 million


8. The Wandering Earth – $5.2 million

9. Escape Room – $4.3 million

10. The Mule – $4.2 million


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