Sony Pictures Entertainment and the Marvel Cinematic Universe have a lot to celebrate because Spider-Man: No Path Home continues to break records, achieving more success than anticipated by the box office‘s most enthusiastic predictors.
The third installment of the Tom Holland-Zendaya-Benedict Cumberbatch extravagance makes it the 12th highest-grossing film in the US and Canada, surpassing Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and The black Knight, on the national all-time box office countdown.
As 2021 draws to a close and 2022 begins this weekend, Sony’s greatest film of all time is sure to surpass Disney’s
Already the number one film of 2021 in the world, Spider-Man: No Path Home achieved this tremendous success without going out in China, and with Japan still in the sights, for an opening in January 2022.
Let’s not forget that this audience-pleasing produced by Kevin Feige (scoring a rare cinema A + score) and critical darling (at one point hitting the nearly impossible 100% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes) continues to create box office experiences. Closed in theaters in the United States and abroad despite the most virulent strain of Covid-19, the Omicron variant, breaking its own dismal records across the world.
One can only imagine how much this film could have fetched if viewers were able to freely go to the cinema, without fear of falling ill in the process.
As 2021 draws to a close, it’s heartening to report an entertainment property that not only creates a jaw-dropping box office, but along the way, gives moviegoers a real reason to cheer for a film that could in made it the best film of the year.
Getting bitten by a spider is one thing; becoming an Oscar nominee can be truly supernatural.
Nice job, Peter Parker!