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Spider-Man: Far From Home Crosses $1 Billion

Comic film adaptations are big dollars and we track how they do each week to see trends and what’s working and what’s not.


2018 wraps up… not so fast

This past week, Aquaman brought in some money keeping 2018’s earnings alive. The film added about $100,000 to its international earnings. The film has now earned $813 million internationally. It has now earned $1.148 billion worldwide.

We’ll be doing a wrap up of 2018’s stats once no more money has come in for two weeks in a row. So, we’re waiting for another week.

But, so far…

2018 is a record-setting year for comic film adaptations. It has topped 2017’s record year and then some. Currently, comic adaptations have earned $2.697 billion domestically, $4.563 billion internationally, $7.260 billion worldwide, with a “profit” of $6.048 billion. That’s off of 10 films. 2017, with 16 films, saw domestic earnings of $2.365 billion, international earnings of $3.755 billion, worldwide earnings of $6.120 billion, and “profits” of $4.442 billion.

Here’s where 2018’s comic films stand as far as the actual numbers.

Total Domestic Gross: $2.697 billion
Total International Gross: $4.563 billion
Worldwide Gross: $7.260 billion
Total Reported Budgets: $1.187 billion
Total “Profit”: $6.048 billion

Average Domestic Gross: $269.7 million
Average International Gross: $456.3 million
Average: Worldwide Gross: $726.0 million
Average Budget: $131.9 million
Average Profit: $672.0 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.


And on to 2019!

Crossing $1 billion this weekend was Spider-Man: Far From Home which came in third place. The film earned an estimated $12.2 million to bring its domestic total to $344.5 million. The film also added $21 million from the international box office to bring that total to $692.4 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $1.037 billion.

Avengers: Endgame dropped one spot from the previous week to come in at #12. The movie added $824,000 to its domestic total to bring that to $856.4 million. Internationally, the fil added about $550,000 to its total to bring that to $1.937 billion. Worldwide, the film has earned $2.793 billion.

Dark Phoenix improved on the previous week to come in at #22. It added $104,000 to bring its domestic total to $65.6 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $252 million.

Shazam! didn’t chart but it too has been earning money over the week. The film added about $50,000 domestically to its total to bring that to $140.4 million. It also earned about $100,000 internationally to bring that to $224.1 million. The film has earned $364.5 million worldwide.


Here’s where 2019’s comic films stand as far as the actual numbers.

Total Domestic Gross: $1.972 billion
Total International Gross: $4.162 billion
Worldwide Gross: $6.134 billion
Total Reported Budgets: $1.197 billion
Total “Profit”: $4.938 billion

Average Domestic Gross: $246.5 million
Average International Gross: $520.3 million
Average: Worldwide Gross: $766.8 million
Average Budget: $149.6 million
Average Profit: $617.2 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.

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