Where the Data Ranks 2017’s Comic Book Films. Wonder Woman Cross $700 million.
Wonder Woman became the highest grossing film domestically of the new DC Universe leading Batman v Superman by about $16 million. The film has overperformed DC’s films domestically by about $23 million so far but internationally it’s lagging. Even lagging, the film crossed the $700 million mark. The film is also the best return on budget of the DC Universe so far earning a 4.75 multiplier beating Suicide Squad‘s 4.26.
Already, the year is an interesting one with three clear successes and a whole lot of mixed otherwise. Wonder Woman, Logan and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 have done well this year, The LEGO Batman Movie and Smurfs: The Lost Village are in that debatable area, and Wilson and Ghost in the Shell are generally disappointments.
Here’s where this year’s movie crop stands as far as the actual numbers:
Total Domestic Gross: $1.217 billion
Total International Gross: $1.637 billion
Worldwide Gross: $2.855 billion
Total Reported Budgets: $701 million
Total “Profit”: $2.154 billion
Average Domestic Gross: $174.0 million
Average International Gross: $272.8 million
Average: Worldwide Gross: $407.8 million
Average Budget: $100.1 million
Average Profit: $307.7 million
Below is where the films released stand when it comes to being compared to this year’s averages. Those in green are above average while those below are red.