Where the Data Ranks 2018’s Comic Book Films. Infinity War Nears $2 Billion
Solo: A Star Wars Story‘s weakness is a plus for Deadpool 2 which topped the international box office this past weekend and came in second domestically. Deadpool 2 held steady in second place with an estimated $23.3 million. Domestically the film has earned $254.7 million after three weeks. The film took the top spot at the international box office bringing in an estimated $41.5 million which brought that total to a little over $344 million. Part of that jump at the international box office was the film’s debut in Japan where it earned $5.5 million.
Avengers: Infinity War dropped one spot from last weekend to come in fourth. The film earned an estimated $10.4 million to bring its domestic total to $642.9 million. The film also added an estimated $24.3 million at the international box office to bring that total to $1.322 billion. Together, the film has earned $1.965 billion and is just $35 million short of topping $2 billion which would make it the fourth film to have done so. Expect that to happen in the next two weeks.
Black Panther came in at #18 with $247,000 to bring its domestic total to $699.1 million. With its $646.2 million at the foreign box office the film has earned $1.345 billion so far in its run. The movie is the top domestic film of the year still.
The Death of Stalin improved to come in at #37, up from last week’s #38. The film added $29,102 to its total to bring that to $7,943,777.
My Friend Dahmer which was released domestically in 2017 opened up in Australia where it earned $8,801 from two theaters.
I Kill Giants continues to be a weird one when it comes to numbers. Some more numbers have come in. According to what little we could find, it looks like the film’s domestic box office has brought in $183,754. All together, the film has earned a reported $263,621 at the foreign box office. The movie was released on demand at the same time in theaters, so the film has made money it’s just unknown how much.
Here’s where this year’s comic films stand as far as the actual numbers. With a new film opening the averages have dipped.
Total Domestic Gross: $1.605 billion
Total International Gross: $2.323 billion
Worldwide Gross: $3.927 billion
Total Reported Budgets: $625.1 million
Total “Profit”: $3.284 billion
Average Domestic Gross: $321 million
Average International Gross: $464.5 million
Average: Worldwide Gross: $785.5 million
Average Budget: $156.3 million
Average Profit: $629.2 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.