‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ to Pass $1.1 Billion Global Gross, Becomes Sony’s Top Box Office Hit

TheWrap | 8/17/2019 | Jeremy Fuster
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While “Spider-Man: Far From Home” has fallen out of the Top 10 on the domestic box office charts, it is still a big weekend for the Marvel Cinematic Universe film, as it will pass the 2012 James Bond movie “Skyfall” as Sony Pictures’ highest grossing film in studio history with over $1.1 billion grossed.

Released two months after “Avengers: Endgame” ended the MCU as fans knew it, “Far From Home” served as a palette cleanser and a taste of what Marvel Studios had in store for the next phase of the story. And moviegoers worldwide were ready for more Marvel, as the film earned $111 million from China, Japan and Hong Kong in late June before opening in the U.S. ahead of the 4th of July holiday and earning a $185 million six-day launch. That included a Tuesday box office record $39.3 million, as well as a $25.7 million July 4 total that ranked second-highest on the all-time Independence Day box office list.

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Since then, “Far From Home” has become the first “Spider-Man” film ever to gross over $1 billion worldwide, passing the $880 million earned by its direct predecessor, “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” It has...
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