Captain Marvel is soaring past box office expectations, and critics praise the first female-led Marvel Cinematic Universe film. Brie Larson stars in the titular role in Captain Marvel, and the first-weekend box office results are impressive.
In its first weekend, Captian Marvel has made $445 million worldwide with a $153 million in the U.S, according to Box Office Mojo. Captain Marvel, the 21st film in the MCU, breaks records as the third highest March debut of all time, behind Beauty and the Beast and Batman v. Superhero: Dawn of Justice. Also, Captain Marvel is the sixth highest opening weekend worldwide.
Even more, Captain Marvel is the seventh-highest for its opening weekend compared to other MCU films.
- Avengers: Infinity War ($257 M)
- The Avengers ($207 M)
- Black Panther ($202 M)
- Avengers: Age of Ultron ($191 M)
- Captain America: Civil War ($179 M)
- Iron Man 3 ($174 M)
- Captain Marvel ($153 M)
If numbers aren’t enough to convince you to see Captain Marvel, check out what fans are saying about the film below.
Fans’ Reactions to Captain Marvel
Captain Marvel swept into theaters with an impressive first weekend. Aside from the numbers, we want to know how the fans react to Captain Marvel, the 21st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Although critics scores are crucial, fans reactions to movies especially ones in the MCU are essential as well. Below, are some fan reactions from Twitter.
#CaptainMarvel as a woman and a fan of Brie Larson, Captain Marvel went above and beyond. I am speechless. I have said it before and I will say it again. Women are the greatest. pic.twitter.com/SE7Dq8JkRs
— Sterling (@McCromosome) March 10, 2019
As the first female-led film in the MCU, Captain Marvel inspired women as well as related to problems women face. Not only has Captian Marvel fought aliens, but also misogynists making this movie more powerful to watch.
— jules (@xhuut) March 11, 2019
In addition to the female empowerment Captain Marvel displays, Goose the cat stole some major ap(PAWS)lause although Goose is not really a cat, but a Flerken that looks exactly like a household cat.
— pixel (@cringenameyeeet) March 11, 2019
If Captain Marvel can defeat Thanos, then I doubt there is anything she can’t do.
We saw #CaptainMarvel today.
I only have 4 words…
— Michele (@FyrGurl) March 11, 2019
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