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To boot, the superhero tentpole is on the verge of crossing the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office in a pandemic era first.
Another day, another milestone forSpider-Man: No Way Home.
Sony and Marvel’s superhero sensation earned $19.7 million on Christmas Eve to finish Friday with $405.5 million in domestic ticket sales and become Sony’s top-grossing domestic title of all time, not adjusted for inflation.
The previous record-holder was 2017’sJumanji: Welcome to the Junglein 2017 ($404.5 million).
To boot,No Way Homeis on the verge of crossing the $1 billion mark at the globalbox office, a pandemic-era first. The pic will achieve the milestone on Sunday, if not Christmas Day, after finishing Friday with north of $900 million worldwide.
The latest Spidey pic is one of the fastest films to cross the $1 billion threshold.Avengers: Endgameis No. 1 on the list (five days), followed byAvengers: Infinity War(11) andStar Wars: The Force Awakens(12). Christmas Day isNo Way Home‘s 11th day in release.
Spider-No Way Home, as expected, is dominating the Christmas box office, althoughSing 2, from Universal and Illumination, is no slouch and should post a five-day opening of $40 million. The animated family film opened Wednesday oppositeTheMatrix ResurrectionsandThe King’s Man, both of which are struggling. (Matrixis also available on HBO Max.)
Full weekend estimates will be released Sunday morning.