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Captain Marvel has crossed the $1 billion mark in worldwide ticket sales, according to a report in Variety.
It’s the seventh movie based on Marvel Comics’ intellectual property to hit that milestone, indicating that Disney may be the house that Mickey Mouse built, Marvel’s comic empire is adding a few more stories.
Captain Marvel’s success also underscores the notion that superheroines can perform just as well at the box office as their male counterparts.
It’s also a blow to the online trolls who sought to derail the movie early on with a concerted effort to post negative reviews and drive down audience ratings for the film upon its [...]
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Captain Marvel, the latest superhero film from Disney’s Marvel franchise, is bringing home the bacon — to the tune of a $455 million box office total for the weekend.
The movie, Marvel’s first to be headlined exclusively by a female superhero, is off to the second largest global opening of any superhero movie behind Avengers: Infinity War and the sixth best global box officer premiere of all time.
Box Office: #CaptainMarvel flies to historic $455M globally.
•The second-largest for any superhero movie behind Avengers: Infinity War.
•Overall, it’s the sixth-best worldwide opening of all time. [...]