‘Captain Marvel’ collection: With hardly any drop from weekdays earns ₹3 crore on 2nd Friday

Captain Marvel

Marvel Studios’ ‘Captain Marvel‘, which hit theatres worldwide last week, emerged as the biggest blockbusters ever led by a woman. With barely any drop on its second Friday, the film collected ₹3 crores net at the box office and now its total collection has reached up to ₹60 crores.

‘Captain Marvel’ is expected to reach up to ₹80 crore net and stand among the top ten Hollywood films ever in India.

The film opened with ₹12.85 crores net in India becoming one of the biggest Hollywood openers in the country.

The twenty-first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) ‘Captain Marvel’ which released on International Women’s Day, is the Marvel Studios’ first female-led superhero film.

According to Studio estimates, the film opened to $153 million domestically and $455 million globally. This is not the only record it set up, it created history by setting a new worldwide mark for a film directed or co-directed by a woman. The film was directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, who previously made the indies “Half Nelson” and “Mississippi Grind.”

The film is the sixth largest worldwide debut ever and the second one with a female lead. The only movie with a female lead that has started better globally was ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, it grossed 529 million dollars when it debuted in 2015.

The film is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The movie stars Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, and Jude Law and it is set in 1995.


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