'Spider-Man: Homecoming' swings past rivals with $120 million opening weekend

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' swings past rivals with $120 million opening weekend

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' swings past rivals with $120 million opening weekend

The film, which stars Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, was co-produced by Sony and Marvel Studios.

Cobranded with Sony Pictures in support of the Spider-Man movie's promotional partnership, and back on consumer demand, the All-In-One Box has something for everyone in the family. The $117 million figure is the second largest in Sony Pictures history, behind "Spider-Man 3". The sixth Spider-Man film in just over 15 years netted $50.5 million on Friday from 4,248 locations.

The Sony-Marvel superhero movie is flying to a $120 million opening, surpassing even the most optimistic industry expectations.

The blockbuster returned to Spider-Man's teenage roots, casting Tom Holland as the web wonder. Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark aka Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. Also featured in the movie are Donald Glover, Martin Starr, and Hannibal Burress.

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Among other films in wide release this weekend, "Despicable Me 3" earned $37 million in its second weekend while "Baby Driver" rode off with $13 million in its sophomore frame. This weekend it's expected to make $2.1 million from 941 locations. DM3 is also the only film in the franchise to not earn an A on Cinemascore, instead, receiving an A- from audiences. Where available, the latest global numbers also are included.

"Baby Driver" was third with $12.7 million in its second weekend of release.

Actress Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman continued to wow audiences, adding $10.1 million to its takings for a domestic haul just shy of $370 million. Internationally, WW has surpassed Suicide Squad's $745.6 million global haul, making Batman v Superman, with its $873.3 million total, the only other DCEU movie ahead of it. From 326 North American theaters this weekend the movie should make $3.7 million. However, The Last Knight has performed well internationally where it's banked $375.7 million so far. By end of day Sunday, the DC-Warner Bros. property will add another $10 million to its $720 million worldwide total.

"Cars 3", "The House", "The Big Sick", "47 Meters Down", and "The Beguiled" round out the top ten.

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