Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’ earns $161 mn globally in opening weekend

MUMBAI: The latest Marvel movie ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’ has made $161 million globally on its opening weekend, as per the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of 8 July by comScore’s theatrical measurement services.

Meanwhile, ‘Sanju’ has crossed the Rs. 230 crore mark and is expected to earn over Rs. 300 crore. Globally it made $13.5 million over the weekend. In the US it made $1.2 million over the weekend.

comScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, “Disney’s presentation of Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’ enjoyed a solid $76 million North American debut, ranking #1 for the weekend to become the 20th consecutive #1 debut out of 20 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe while internationally collecting $85 million for a global opening weekend of $161 million. This weekend’s results bring the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s combined global box office to $17.06 billion across 20 films. Notably, in China, the hit comedy ‘Dying To Survive,’ by first-time feature director Muye Wen, earned an impressive $146 million in its debut with $192 million banked to date.”

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of 8 July are:

Ant-Man And The Wasp – Disney – $161 Million
Dying To Survive – Multiple Chinese Distributors – $146 Million
Incredibles 2 – Disney – $64.7 Million
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – Universal – $56.2 Million
The First Purge – Universal – $28.1 Million
Sanju – 20th Century Fox – $13.5 Million
Ocean’s 8 – Warner Bros. – $13 Million
Sicario: Day Of The Soldado – Lionsgate – $10.3 Million
New Happy Dad and Son 3: Adventure in Russia – Wuzhou Film Distribution – $10 Million
Animal World – Multiple – $8.5 Million
Uncle Drew – Multiple – $6.9 Million
Tag – Warner Bros. – $6 Million

The top 12 US weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of 8 July:

Ant-Man And The Wasp – Disney – $76 Million
Incredibles 2 – Disney – $29 Million
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – Universal – $28.6 Million
The First Purge – Universal – $17.1 Million
Sicario: Day Of The Soldado – Sony – $7.3 Million
Uncle Drew – Lionsgate – $6.6 Million
Ocean’s 8 – Warner Bros. – $5.3 Million
Tag – Warner Bros. – $3.1 Million
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? – Focus Features – $2.6 Million
Deadpool 2 – 20th Century Fox – $1.7 Million
Whitney – Roadside Attractions – $1.3 Million
Sanju – Fox International Productions – $1.2 Million

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