The wallcrawler has just crawled past the very first MCU film in his latest solo outing.
Spider-Man: Homecoming, which has been out for almost two months, made its way to $318.8 million at the U.S. box office this weekend. And since we’re keeping score, that’s just over 2008’s Iron Man, which rests at $318.4 million. Worldwide, Homecoming has long since surpassed Iron Man, with $737 million besting $585 million respectively.
Spidey’s first MCU solo movie has been a huge success this summer. It’s the fourth-highest grossing movie of 2017 in the U.S. and eighth worldwide. It sits below Marvel Studios’ own Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which is third in the U.S. and fourth worldwide. It’s already out-grossed both Amazing Spider-Man movies as well. The previous Sony Pictures reboot films made $262.030 million and $202.853 million domestically.
On a budget of $175 million and a Rotten Tomatoes approval rating of 92%, I can’t imagine the studios being unhappy with this one. Sony Pictures footed the bill for what was essentially a Marvel Studios movie; one which brought the heart of Spider-Man back to the character and really connected with audiences. The sequel already has a release date of July 5, 2019.
Source: Box Office Mojo
Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, young Peter Parker returns home to live with his Aunt May. Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. He also tries to return to his normal daily routine — distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just a friendly neighborhood superhero. Peter must soon put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges to threaten everything that he holds dear.