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Endgame and Far From Home March On as 2018 Winds Down

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 no film released in 2018 added to their total. 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!

This past weekend, Spider-Man: Far From Home added $7.8 million to its domestic total which now stands at $360.3 million. Internationally, the film added $9.5 million to that total to bring it to $715 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $1.075 billion.

Avengers: Endgame came in at #14 for the weekend and earned an estimated $313,000 to bring its domestic total to $857.4 million. Internationally, the film earned $500,000 over the past week to bring that total to $1.937 billion. Worldwide, the film has earned $2.795 billion.

Dark Phoenix improved to #19 from the previous week’s #26 and earned an estimated $109,000 to bring that total to $65.8 million. The weekend’s total is an improvement by $5,000 from the previous week. The film added about $200,000 over the week internationally. That total is now $186.6 million for a worldwide total of $252.3 million.


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

Total Domestic Gross: $1.989 billion
Total International Gross: $4.186 billion
Worldwide Gross: $6.175 billion
Total Reported Budgets: $1.197 billion
Total “Profit”: $4.978 billion

Average Domestic Gross: $248.6 million
Average International Gross: $523.2 million
Average: Worldwide Gross: $771.8 million
Average Budget: $149.6 million
Average Profit: $622.3 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.