Additionally, Captain Marvel's opening-weekend box office performance is better than the opening weekends for Iron Man 1 and 2, the first two Captain America movies, all the Thor films, Guardians of the Galaxy 1 and 2, and every Spider-Man movie ever released.
The final tally won't come until Monday, but Sunday's figures have solidified "Captain Marvel" as the third-highest March debut of all time in the US, and the seventh-biggest Marvel Cinematic Universe debut of all time.
Hollywood is a numbers town and the box office figures don't lie - which is why movie execs will be busy planning a fresh slate of diverse superhero films.
The new Marvel adventure made $153 million in the USA, with a worldwide figure of $455 million in all.
Overall box office is down 21.3 percent year-to-date, according to Comscore, a slight rise from previous weeks boosted by the explosive success of Captain Marvel. It has raked in a worldwide box office total of $455 million over the weekend. Turns out, Xbox and Marvel want to take your gaming higher, further, and faster and are giving gamers a chance to win a custom Captain Marvel Xbox One X. The second weekend of "Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral" followed with $12.1 million at 2,442 venues.
As the real reviews for the latest Marvel installment roll in, its Rotten Tomatoes score is slowly going up from being unnecessarily bombed by the angry babies, and the critic score sits at a solidly fresh 80%.
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Academy Award best-picture victor "Green Book" continued to see one of the largest Oscar bumps in years.
Thursday night previews saw the movie take in $US20.7 million, the fifth largest ever in preview showings for a MCU movie.
Development of the film began as early as May 2013, and was officially announced in October 2014, making it Marvel Studios' first female-led superhero film.
As of Friday evening, the film had already pulled in an astounding $88.3 million worldwide.
Peter Farrelly's Green Book is enjoying a second life after winning three Oscars, advancing to $11.8 million after snaring $805,000 in its seventh outing for eOne.
"The Wandering Earth, $5.2 million".