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Spider-Man can still spin a web to catch all the money at the box office.
Spider-Man: Homecoming beat the estimates and took in a very healthy $117M in its opening weekend domestically, the second best opening of the year. Coupled with its international haul of $140M it already stands at $257M globally off of a $175M budget.
Despicable Me 3 dipped 53.1 percent to land in second with $33.99M for a new domestic total of $149.18M and global haul of $447.58M off of a $80M budget.
Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver dipped only 38 percent in its second weekend to take in $12.75M for a new domestic total of $56.88M and $70.88M globally off of a $34M budget.
Fourth place went to Wonder Woman with a healthy $10.13M for a new domestic total of $368.78M. Combined with its foreign numbers it now sits at $748.78M globally off of a $149M budget.
Transformers: The Last Knight rounded out the top five to take in $6.3M and brings its domestic total to $118.91M and globally to $494.61M off of a $217M budget.
This week will see War for the Planet of the Apes and Wish Upon hits theaters.
Curious how I think these films will do? Check out my The Movies of 2017 – 3rd Quarter report.