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Captain Marvel scores a win at the box office in its opening weekend

by Sean P. Aune | March 11, 2019March 11, 2019 7:30 am EDT

Marvel scores one of its biggest wins yet at the box office.

Coming in first, to the surprise of no one, was Captain Marvel. The film took in $153M domestic and $302M foreign for a grand total of $455M. This brings the total for the 21 Marvel films to date to $17.98B. And people thought Disney overpaid for Marvel all those years ago at $4B. It also marked the second biggest opening for a superhero film, second only to Avengers: Infinity War.

How to Train Your Dragon 3 took second this weekend with $14.69M. That brings it to $119.66M domestic and $435.16M global off of a $129M budget.

Third place went to Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral with $12.05M for a new domestic total of $45.87M.

LEGO Movie 2 landed in fourth place with $3.82M. This brings its domestic total to $97.1M and a global total of $164.4M.

Rounding out the top five was Alita: Battle Angel landed with $3.2M. Domestically it sits at $78.34M, and globally at $382.65M off of a $170M budget.o

This week’s wide-release will be Captive State, Five Feet Apart, and Wonder Park.


Sean P. Aune

Sean Aune has been a pop culture aficionado since before there was even a term for pop culture. From the time his father brought home Amazing