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‘Spider-Man’ surpasses $1B globally in second weekend | Life

Peter Parker’s luck continued over the holiday weekend as Hollywood prepares to close the books on a turbulent 2021. Despite some powerful competition from new Matrix and Sing films and growing concerns about the Omicron variant, Spider-Man: No Way Home in stayed in # 1 and scored a few more milestones, including exceeding the $ 1 billion worldwide mark. Brand.

Spider-Man added $ 81.5 million over the three-day weekend, 69 percent less than the first weekend, according to Sunday studio estimates. The Sony and Marvel film has now grossed $ 467 million in North American theaters, more than doubling the gross domestic sales of the previous No. 1 movie of 2021, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Raising $ 587.1 million from 61 overseas markets, Spider-Man grossed $ 1.05 billion worldwide in just 12 days of its release. It is the first film in the pandemic to exceed $ 1 billion and is linked to Star Wars: The Force Awakens as it is the third fastest film – without the benefit of its release in China.

Universals Sing 2 came in second at an estimated $ 23.8 million, while Warner Bros. The Matrix Resurrections brought in $ 12 million and finished third.

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