“Spider-Man: Homecoming” Exceeds Opening Weekend Expectations at the Box Office

Originally, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” was expected to make a maximum of $230 million globally ($90 million minimum to $120 million domestically, $90 million to $110 million internationally). However, the film has ultimately, combining positive word-of-mouth with the character’s return to Marvel, exceeded these initial estimations, finishing first at the box office, domestically making $117 million and internationally making $140 million for a global box office amount of $257 million. Safe to say, the film is on it’s way to doing well.

Finishing second, “Despicable Me 3” is keeping the families in the theater with a $33.9 million domestically. The film is currently standing domestically with $149.1 million and $298.4 million for a global total of $447.5 million. Finishing third, “Baby Driver” pulled in $12.7 million, currently standing domestically with $56.8 million and $14 million internationally for a global total of $70.8 million.

Finishing fourth, “Wonder Woman” is still going strong, taking $10.1 million domestically. “Wonder Woman” currently stands as the third highest grossing film of 2017 domestically with $368.7 million. With it’s international box office amount of $377 million, the film currently stands at $745.7 million. Following that, in fifth place, “Transformers: The Last Knight” made $6.3 million this weekend, bringing it’s domestic total to $118.9 million. With it’s international box office amount of $375.7 million, “Transformers: The Last Knight” has a global total of $494.6 million.

In sixth place, “Cars 3” has made $5.6 million, taking it’s domestic total up to $133.7 million while it’s international box office stands at $60 million, equaling $193.7 million globally. Following close behind “Cars 3”, “The House” took seventh place with $4.8 million, making it’s domestic total $18.6 million. With $5.4 million from international markets, the film has $24 million globally.

In eighth place, “The Big Sick” took in $3.6 million this weekend, equaling $6,920,323 million domestically. It’s only made $56, 278 internationally, so it’s global box office number is only $6,976,601. In ninth place, “47 Meters Down” took in $2.8 million domestically. With it’s sole domestic take, the film stands at $38.5 million.

Rounding out the top ten, “The Beguiled” has taken $2 million, giving the film a domestic total of $7,435,559. With it’s small international total of $850,000, the film has a global total of $8,285,559. With that, that’s the box office amounts from this weekend. Stay tuned!