Moviegoers in New Jersey got a surprise visit over the weekend from a super-hero.
By grossing $153 million in its domestic debut, "Captain Marvel" topped another female-led action franchise, 2012's "The Hunger Games" ($152.5 million), and slid in behind another: 2016's "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" ($155 million). It sets a new worldwide mark for a film directed or co-directed by a woman.
Larson plays U.S. pilot turned Kree warrior Carol Danvers in the Marvel film, directed by Mississippi Grind filmmakers Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Oh, and it had the sixth best worldwide opening of any film ever.
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"Captain Marvel" has soared to the top of the box office in its opening weekend.
Just to be clear, there will be big spoilers for Captain Marvel in the video below. After Marvel teased Larson's heroine during a post-credits scene in "Infinity War", comic-book fans had to hit up their local multiplex to see how Carol Danvers becomes the last, best hope after Thanos turned half the galaxy to dust at the end of the last superhero mashup.
The anti-"Captain Marvel" campaign included the flooding of Rotten Tomatoes audience scores, which artificially drove down the film's score to 55 percent fresh from more than 44,000 votes as of Sunday.
Met Eireann issued yellow snow and ice warning for entire country
It advised people to get their shopping done on Saturday , if possible, to cut out a need to travel while the alert is in place. Some thunderstorms are also possible, with as much as 1 to 2 inches of rain possible across the area.
Captain Marvel's box office performance went higher, further, faster than even its sky-high industry tracking estimates. "And I think you see that in the broadening of their fan base".
Having opened on March 8, International Women's Day, Disney and Marvel's superheroine film "Captain Marvel" took 596 million yuan, or 89 million USA dollars, in China.
Total domestic box office for 2019, which had plunged by 27 percent before the weekend, is now down 21 percent at $1.79 billion, according to Comscore's Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst. "From China to North America and Germany, these results once again demonstrate IMAX's ability to help launch break-out global blockbusters and is a fantastic start to what is shaping up to be an incredibly strong year for the industry".
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