After little than 2 weeks of release, “Spider-Man: Across nan Spider-Verse” has surpassed nan full container agency tally of its predecessor, 2018’s Oscar-winning “Spider-Man: Into nan Spider-Verse.”
Over nan weekend, nan comic book sequel deed $226 cardinal successful North America and $390 cardinal globally. It now stands arsenic Sony’s highest-grossing animated merchandise successful history. The original film, besides a container agency winner, tapped retired pinch $190 successful North America and $384 cardinal globally.
Despite title from Paramount’s “Transformers: Rise of nan Beasts,” which opened to $60 cardinal and targets a akin assemblage of younger males, “Spider-Verse” added $55 cardinal successful its 2nd play of release, a diminution of $55% from its immense $120 cardinal debut.
“Across nan Spider-Verse” is benefitting from beardown word-of-mouth and goodwill for nan original, which introduced audiences to this universe’s Spider-Man, known arsenic Miles Morales, and brought nan conception of a cinematic multiverse to nan masses. Premium ample formats, including Imax, person besides been important successful boosting nan film’s grosses.
Outside of nan U.S. and Canada, nan top-earning territories for “Spider-Verse” see China pinch $34.1 million, nan United Kingdom pinch $20.3 million, Mexico pinch $19.9 cardinal and Australia pinch $10.9 million.
Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers and Justin K. Thompson directed nan PG-rated “Across nan Spider-Verse,” which costs $100 million. The communicative follows Miles and Gwen Stacy (a.k.a. Spider-Woman) arsenic they effort to prevention their chap Spider People from nan villain who goes by nan sanction nan Spot.
Given nan instant blockbuster occurrence of nan sequel, it’s nary astonishment that Miles Morales isn’t going anywhere. Long earlier “Across nan Spider-Verse” moreover opened successful theaters, Sony announced a 3rd installment, “Beyond nan Spider-Verse,” for 2024.