‘Spider-Man: No Way’ Home Will Beat ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Opening Weekend Totals

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‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ just keeps winning at the box office during it’s opening weekend. Now they are estimating it will bring in over $253 Million domestically and it’s beating out other big franchise openings like ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ which opened to almost $248 Million. This puts ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ as the 3rd largest opening weekend for a film. The competition weren’t released during a pandemic either.

If it goes over $257,698,183 it will beat ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ but it’s not going to beat ‘Avengers: Endgame” unless it goes clear to $357 Million+, and that is very unlikely.

The film is taking up about 90% of all ticket sales this weekend according to Deadline.

No Way Home is commanding 90% of the entire weekend’s ticket sales, this compared to Rise of Skywalker which had an opening of $177.3M that repped 72% of the domestic B.O. over Dec. 20-22, 2019. EntTelligence reports that Spider-Man repped 91% of all moviegoing attendance yesterday. That’s nine out of every ten movie goers went to see the webslinger on Friday. So far the average theater has played Sony’s biggest opener ever 37x.

The film is also heading for $500 Million or more globally and that is without the Chinese box office.

It’s important to note that the films ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ is going up against, all got to open in China.

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ is the biggest opening ever for Sony with another web-slinging film, ‘Spider-Man 3’ holding the previous record at $151.1 Million.

What makes this film special is that I don’t think that total would be possible without the ‘Spider-Man’ films that came before it. The combination of villains and heroes is what makes this movie so exciting and impactful and is what is driving a lot of the demand. ‘No Way Home’ is definitely the sum of all it’s parts.

The film is still sitting at 94% critical score and 99% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes.  Critics and fans are mostly agreeing about this movie.

If you haven’t seen it you are going to want to as the hype is warranted with this one.

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