Box Office: “Captain Marvel” Hauls a $155M-Plus Debut

Brie Larson in "Captain Marvel." Photo by C Zlotnick/Disney/Marvel/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock (10148157ah)

There’s no doubt that Captain Marvel is kicking the box office’s ass!

The latest Disney-Marvel installment’s impressive opening has catapulted it to the top of the US box office. According to multiple outlets, the movie has taken an estimated $156million from 4,310 North American locations its opening weekend. The film is projected to rank as the 7th best MCU domestic opening, behind the three Avengers movies, Black Panther, Iron Man 3 and Captain America: Civil War.

Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Lashana Lynch, Jude Law, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, and Gemma Chan. The film was directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, who also co-wrote the script. According to Variety, the film earned an A CinemaScore and 79% Rotten Tomatoes score.

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