Where the Data Ranks 2017’s Comic Book Films.
Spider-Man: Homecoming in its second weekend fizzled a bit with a 61% drop from the previous week. It was dethroned to come in second for the weekend but despite a mixed two weeks the film has earned $469.4 million worldwide.
Wonder Woman continues to impress and will likely pass Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in domestic earnings in the next week or two. It also is challenging Logan for the best gross to budget for the year.
Wonder Woman is also driving the gap between earning averages for the Marvel and DC adaptations and helping it catch up in a way. On average DC films earn $331.8 million domestically while Marvel earns $308.1 million. Internationally, Marvel rules with $476.9 million and DC lags behind with $431.2 million.
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. Spider-Man: Homecoming, we’ll wait and see.
Here’s where this year’s movie crop stands as far as the actual numbers (numbers have dipped due to a new film opening):
Total Domestic Gross: $1.464 billion
Total International Gross: $1.923 billion
Worldwide Gross: $3.387 billion
Total Reported Budgets: $876 million
Total “Profit”: $2.511 billion
Average Domestic Gross: $182.9 million
Average International Gross: $274.8 million
Average: Worldwide Gross: $423.4 million
Average Budget: $109.5 million
Average Profit: $313.9 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.