‘Captain Marvel’ Tops Box Office Again in a Weekend That (Mostly) Exceeded Expectations

/Film | 3/18/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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Captain Marvel had no problem winning a second weekend at the box office for Marvel Studios. Following the film’s massive opening weekend haul of $153 million, the latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe raked in another $69.3 million at the box office. That’s only a drop of 54.8% in its second weekend, which is slightly better than the average 56% that usually happens with Marvel Studios movies.

But Captain Marvel wasn’t the only movie that enjoyed success at the box office last weekend. Debut movies Wonder Park and Five Feet Apart both exceeded box office predictions, but Captive State appears to be dead on arrival.

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Before we get to the rest of the chart from Box Office Mojo, we’d like to point out that Captain Marvel has now reached $266 million at the domestic box office after only 10 days in theaters. Meanwhile, at the global box office, the film opened in its final international market, bringing the international total to $494 million. That adds up to $760 million for a global box office total. Again, that’s just after 10 days, and it looks like Captain Marvel has the power to hit $1 billion. Regardless, the movie is already the 10th highest grossing worldwide release for Marvel Studios, and it will have no problem passing the MCU’s other cosmic entry, Guardians of the Galaxy.

Coming in at a distant second place, Paramount’s unfortunately director-less Wonder Park pulled in $16 million in the United States. That’s enough to exceed expectations for the movie. And even though the movie doesn’t have a credited director, it was pleasing enough to families to land a “B+” CinemaScore. Of course, our own Hoai-Tran Bui was a little less impressed, calling it a “glorified TV pilot ” in her review, which is perfect since it’s...
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