Spider-Man: No Way Home Breaks $1 Billion At The Global Box Office
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Spider-Man: No Way Home has pulled in more than $1 billion (£746,450,000) within just 12 days of its release, making it the highest grossing film since the pandemic started.
Spider-Man: No Way Home had the second highest box office opening weekend ever, only being beaten by Avengers: Endgame.
And, according to estimates, added a whopping $81.5 million (£60,835,675) over the three-day weekend.
The movie, which is a co-production between Sony and Marvel-Cinematic Universe owners Disney, sees Tom Holland reprise his role of Peter Parker alongside Zendaya as Michelle Jones Watson - better known as MJ.
The flick’s impressive run at the cinema makes it Sony's top-grossing domestic movie ever, the Daily Mail reports.
Talking about the partnership between Sony and Disney, BoxOffice.com chief analyst Shawn Robbins told CNBC: “The partnership between these two Hollywood entities is clearly one of great benefit to both.”
He went on: “The symbiotic circle they form could reap rewards for a long time to come, and with characters beyond just Spider-Man, if it continues to flourish creatively.
“The results of the past few years have shown it to be in the best interest of everyone for such a partnership to endure, and perhaps even inspire other tag-teams throughout the industry.”
As well as being a financial success, the movie is a hit with both audiences and critics.
On Rotten Tomatoes it’s got a 93 percent ‘Certified Fresh’ rating while on IMDB it sits at 8.9.
Just hours after it was released, eager fans took to social media to hail it as ‘the best Marvel ever’ while critics also piled on the praise.
Movie critic Michael Patterson said: "Spider-Man: No Way Home is an emotional rollercoaster. There aren't enough adjectives to describe how much of an adventure it is, but 'a marvel' feels appropriate.
"One of the best Marvel movies ever made... and then some."
Even Tom Holland thinks that this might be the best Spidey yet, saying in a recent interview: "I've loved every minute of it. I've been so grateful to Marvel and Sony for giving us the opportunity and keeping us on and allowing our characters to progress.
"It's been amazing."
Spider-Man: No Way Home is in cinemas now.
Featured Image Credit: MCU/Sony
Topics: Spider-Man, TV and Film