Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Spider-Man: No Way Home launched to the highest opening weekend for the company, as it launched past the half a billion-dollar mark in just five days. Spider-Man: No Way Home has been dominating the box office charts around the world with a global total of $587.2M, the third biggest opening ever.
The friendly super-hero has yet again won the hearts of Indian fans and with shows still going house-full in several parts of the country. 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' nets the 2nd biggest opening weekend of all time for Hollywood films in India. India features in the top markets for the film worldwide, being the 5th biggest weekend opener in International markets.
On Sunday, the film became the first pandemic-era movie to leap past $1 billion at the global box office after 2019's Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
The third film in the Tom Holland-led trilogy achieved this feat despite the lengthening shadow of Omicron and the Covid-19 spike across North America and Europe, and still not having been released in the world's largest cinema-going market, China, according to Variety.
Spider-Man: No Way Home is also this year's top-grossing film, streaking past China's The Battle at Lake Changjin ($902 million) and the 25th James Bond film (and Daniel Craig's last outing as 007), No Time to Die, which has grossed $774 million globally.
According to Variety, the film has reached a milestone in a near-record 12 days going head-on with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the third-fastest film to reach the billion-dollar benchmark.
Reporting these figures, Variety said: "Those are huge box office receipts at a time when several new films (such as The Matrix Resurrections, Sing 2, and The King's Man) are opening nationwide to notable ticket sales."
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