Captain Marvel: 20 Easter Eggs And References Explained

Captain Marvel: 20 Easter Eggs And References Explained

Captain Marvel: 20 Easter Eggs And References Explained

It did that and then some.

Anyone who didn't see Captain Marvel at the AMC Clifton Commons Theater on March 9 must be suffering some serious FOMO. With this weekend's results, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has now crossed $1 billion in IMAX box office.

Helmed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, Captain Marvel has largely received a positive response from the audience as well as film critics.

"Captain Marvel" took in $302 million internationally, giving it an estimated global opening weekend of $455 million - the sixth highest global debut of all time.

That's exactly what happened for cinema-goers about to watch Captain Marvel in New Jersey, when Carol Danvers herself, Brie Larson, turned up for a surprise visit on Saturday.

Like the "Force Awakens" sequel "The Last Jedi", "Captain Marvel" had to tangle with trolls who sought to lessen the film's impact.

Android & IOS users, download our mobile app for faster than ever Bollywood & Box Office updates! This success all but ensures a sequel and, presumably, opens the door for more female-led superhero films in the future. It brings to life so many aspects of the Marvel Universe while imbuing them with a modern makeover, which grants the film a whole other (and potentially unexpected) kind of salience.

Brazil opened with $13.4 million, representing the second best opening weekend of all-time, 66% ahead of "Black Panther". Audiences have always been anticipating the movie's release.

Even without the same kind of name recognition that Wonder Woman benefitted from, "Captain Marvel" soared past that start.

Audiences in the US and Canada for "Captain Marvel" were 55 percent male and 45 percent female. That's in part because Marvel has such a strong track record, a hero doesn't need to be a household name to entice audiences.

The makers, at Marvel, played a masterstroke in connecting Captain Marvel to the Avengers in Avengers: Infinity War.

"Captain Marvel" scared away any new wide releases. Disney positioned "Captain Marvel" to be a key link between "Avengers: Infinity War" and its follow-up, "Avengers: Endgame", the epic conclusion that arrives in theaters this summer.

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