Spider-Man: No Way Home is the first pandemic-era film to reach the $1 billion mark

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The latest Spider-Man film has surpassed $1 billion (£750 million) at the global box office, making it the first pandemic-era picture to do so.

In addition, Spider-Man: No Way Home was named the highest-grossing film of 2021. It triumphed over a Chinese-made Korean War epic. The Battle of Lake Changjin, which has grossed over $905 million around the world,

According to media data analytics firm Comscore, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was the most recent film to gross more than $1 billion.

Since the pandemic began two years ago, no other Hollywood film has come close to surpassing that box office milestone.

The latest Marvel Cinematic Universe movie grossed $1.05 billion worldwide over the weekend. Even while the Omicron variety of Covid-19 has spread swiftly over the world, generating new concerns about indoor events, the Sony-Disney co-production reached its milestone less than two weeks after its premiere.

China, which is currently the world’s largest cinema market, has not yet seen the film. Tom Holland reprises his role as Peter Parker in Spider-Man: No Way Home, featuring Zendaya as MJ and Benedict Cumberbatch as the wizard Doctor Strange.

The franchise’s 2019 edition will be the last of its kind. According to Comscore, Spider-Man: Far From Home was the first Spider-Man film to exceed the $1 billion mark at the box office, and it remains the franchise’s highest-grossing picture with $1.132 billion in global ticket sales.

The sequel to Far From Home, in which the wicked Mysterio exposes Parker before dying, is now out.

The series is a joint venture between Disney’s Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment.

In 2015, Disney, Marvel Studios, and Sony decided to share the cinematic rights to Spider-Man, resulting in the introduction of a new rendition of the character into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Prior to No Way Home, MGM’s latest James Bond picture, No Time to Die, was the highest-earning Hollywood film of both 2021 and the pandemic, grossing $774 million worldwide…………….

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