Weekend Box Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ Soars to $153 Million

Collider | 3/10/2019 | Vinnie Mancuso
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With the budget for the Brie Larson-starring film sitting around $150 million, the film’s opening numbers are just the latest success story for the Disney-owned MCU, which has only had two films—Ant-Man and Ant-Man & The Wasp—open under $100,000 since 2015. It’s one of the most fascinating and slightly overwhelming stories in Hollywood history, as even among constant talk of “superhero fatigue” there really is no sign of Kevin Feige’s money train slowing down, especially with Avengers: Endgame looming on the horizon ready to smash records. With its $153 million haul, Captain Marvel landed on the seventh besting domestic opening in the franchise’s 21-movie history, behind the three Avengers films, Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, and Iron Man 3.

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