‘Captain Marvel’ Box Office Tracking: Marvel’s Latest Could Be Heading For $100 Million Opening Weekend

/Film | 2/14/2019 | Ben Pearson
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The first wave of Captain Marvel box office tracking numbers have arrived, and if these predictions are accurate, the Brie Larson-led superhero film could end up making around $100 million domestically in its opening weekend. As Deadline points out, that’d be more than any Marvel superhero’s first film except for Black Panther, who was previously introduced in Captain America: Civil War.

“[M]ost early industry estimates are certain that it’s headed to $100M,” Deadline reports, though one of their sources added: “Give or take $20M.”

Comparison - Warner - Bros - DC - Wonder

I suppose the obvious comparison is with Warner Bros. and DC’s Wonder Woman, a rival studio’s first female-led superhero movie. Patty Jenkins’ film made just north of $103 million in its opening weekend back in 2017, so these early numbers suggest Captain Marvel could be just as big of a deal.

If the Marvel Studios film indeed ends up raking in that much cash in its initial weekend, THR points out it will be the biggest debut since Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom hit theaters last June and made $148 million.

Marvel - Bang - Black - Panther - Opening

Marvel started off 2018 with a bang: Black Panther made $202 million in its opening, and Avengers: Infinity War topped that with $257 million a couple of...
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