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The Beat – Black Lives Matter Comics: The systemic racism of policing in comics – A solid read.

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Is Getting a Sequel in 2022

The award-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is getting a sequel and release date. The anticipated animated film comes to theaters on April 8, 2022.

Sony Pictures Animation is again putting together the film which won an Academy Award for “Best Animated Film.”

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller return to bring their vision for the next adventure of Miles Morales. The original film was directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman based on a screenplay by Phil Lord.

The voice cast of the original Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse includes Shameik Moore as Miles Morales, Jake Johnson as Peter Parker, Liev Schreiber as Kingpin, Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen, Nicolas Cage as Spider-Man Noir, John Mulaney as Spider-Ham, Kimiko Glenn as Peni Parker, Mahershala Ali as Aaron, Brian Tyree Henry as Jefferson, Luna Lauren Velez as Rio, Lily Tomlin (“Grace and Frankie”) as Aunt May, and Oscar Isaac as Miguel O’Hara/Spider-Man 2099.

Far From Home Closes in on Captain Marvel

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. With 2018’s films wrapped up, we’ve turned our focus squarely on 2019.


This past weekend, Spider-Man: Far From Home earned an estimated $665,000. The movie’s domestic total now stands at $389.2 million. Over the week, the film added about $750,000 internationally to bring that total to $739.1 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $1.127 billion. It’s now less than $1 million away from Captain Marvel‘s total of $1.128 billion. It’ll be a week or two but the film will likely pass it and become the ninth highest-grossing comic adaptation worldwide.

The Kitchen, based on the Vertigo comic miniseries, continues to struggle at the box office but it’s earning dollars. Over the week, the film earned about $85,000 domestically for the week and $300,000 internationally. The movie has brought in just over $12 million domestically, $3 million internationally, and over $15 million worldwide. That’s far short of the $37 million reported budget. It’s also the worst-performing comic adaptation of the year.

Avengers: Endgame is still bringing in money after 21 weeks. The movie earned about $8,000 domestically over the week to bring that total to $858.4 million. Along with its $1.938 billion internationally, the film has grossed $2.796 billion worldwide.


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

Total Domestic Gross: $2.030 billion
Total International Gross: $4.214 billion
Worldwide Gross: $6.244 billion
Total Reported Budgets: $1.234 billion
Total “Profit”: $5.010 billion

Average Domestic Gross: $225.6 million
Average International Gross: $468.2 million
Average: Worldwide Gross: $693.7 million
Average Budget: $137.1 million
Average Profit: $556.7 million

Below is where the films released stand when it comes to being compared to this year’s averages. The bold numbers are above average while those below average are not.

FilmStudioDomestic Gross
Avengers: EndgameBV$858,373,000
Captain MarvelBV$426,829,839
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$388,199,554
Shazam!WB$140,371,656
Alita: Battle AngelFox$85,710,210
Dark PhoenixFox$65,845,974
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$30,712,119
HellboyLions$21,903,748
The KitchenWB$12,049,257
FilmStudioInternational Gross
Avengers: EndgameBV$1,937,901,401
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$739,076,642
Captain MarvelBV$701,444,955
Alita: Battle AngelFox$319,142,333
Shazam!WB$224,100,000
Dark PhoenixFox$186,597,000
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$83,390,702
HellboyLions$18,882,732
The KitchenWB$3,000,000
FilmStudioWorldwide Gross
Avengers: EndgameBV$2,796,274,401
Captain MarvelBV$1,128,274,794
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$1,127,276,196
Alita: Battle AngelFox$404,852,543
Shazam!WB$364,471,656
Dark PhoenixFox$252,442,974
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$114,102,821
HellboyLions$40,786,480
The KitchenWB$15,049,257
FilmStudioGross-Budget
Avengers: EndgameBV$2,440,274,401
Captain MarvelBV$976,274,794
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$967,276,196
Shazam!WB$264,471,656
Alita: Battle AngelFox$234,852,543
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$105,602,821
Dark PhoenixFox$52,442,974
HellboyLions-$9,213,520
The KitchenWB-$21,950,743
FilmStudioGross/Budget
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films13.42
Avengers: EndgameBV7.85
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony7.05
Captain MarvelBV4.61
Shazam!WB3.64
Alita: Battle AngelFox2.38
Dark PhoenixFox1.26
HellboyLions0.82
The KitchenWB0.41

Far From Home Challenges Captain Marvel

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. With 2018’s films wrapped up, we’ve turned our focus squarely on 2019.


This past weekend, Spider-Man: Far From Home saw a dip after last weekend’s boost at the box office. The film came in at #13 at the domestic weekend box office. The film added $1.2 million over the weekend to its total to bring that to $388.1 million. It also added $2 million to its international total over the week. That total now stands at $738.2 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $1.126 billion. It’s now just $2 million behind Captain Marvel‘s worldwide total of $1.128 billion. There’s a chance it’ll pass that film’s total before the week is up.

The Kitchen, based on the Vertigo comic miniseries, continues to struggle at the box office but it’s earning dollars. The film earned $180,000 domestically for the week and nothing internationally. The movie has brought in just shy of $12 million domestically, $2.7 million internationally, and $14.7 million worldwide. That’s far short of the $37 million reported budget. It’s also the worst-performing comic adaptation of the year.

Avengers: Endgame is still bringing in money after 20 weeks. The movie came in at #42 with an estimated $12,000 to bring its domestic total to $858.4 million. Along with its $1.938 billion internationally, the film has grossed $2.796 billion worldwide.


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

Total Domestic Gross: $2.029 billion
Total International Gross: $4.212 billion
Worldwide Gross: $6.242 billion
Total Reported Budgets: $1.234 billion
Total “Profit”: $5.009 billion

Average Domestic Gross: $225.5 million
Average International Gross: $468 million
Average: Worldwide Gross: $693.6 million
Average Budget: $137.1 million
Average Profit: $556.5 million

Below is where the films released stand when it comes to being compared to this year’s averages. The bold numbers are above average while those below average are not.

FilmStudioDomestic Gross
Avengers: EndgameBV$858,365,685
Captain MarvelBV$426,829,839
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$388,112,846
Shazam!WB$140,371,656
Alita: Battle AngelFox$85,710,210
Dark PhoenixFox$65,845,974
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$30,712,119
HellboyLions$21,903,748
The KitchenWB$11,964,741
FilmStudioInternational Gross
Avengers: EndgameBV$1,937,901,401
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$738,231,077
Captain MarvelBV$701,444,955
Alita: Battle AngelFox$319,142,333
Shazam!WB$224,100,000
Dark PhoenixFox$186,597,000
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$83,390,702
HellboyLions$18,882,732
The KitchenWB$2,700,000
FilmStudioWorldwide Gross
Avengers: EndgameBV$2,796,267,086
Captain MarvelBV$1,128,274,794
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$1,122,343,923
Alita: Battle AngelFox$404,852,543
Shazam!WB$364,471,656
Dark PhoenixFox$252,442,974
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$114,102,821
HellboyLions$40,786,480
The KitchenWB$14,664,741
FilmStudioGross-Budget
Avengers: EndgameBV$2,440,267,086
Captain MarvelBV$976,274,794
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$966,343,923
Shazam!WB$264,471,656
Alita: Battle AngelFox$234,852,543
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$105,602,821
Dark PhoenixFox$52,442,974
HellboyLions-$9,213,520
The KitchenWB-$22,335,259
FilmStudioGross/Budget
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films13.42
Avengers: EndgameBV7.85
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony7.04
Captain MarvelBV4.61
Shazam!WB3.64
Alita: Battle AngelFox2.38
Dark PhoenixFox1.26
HellboyLions0.82
The KitchenWB0.40

“For the Moment the Door is Closed” for Spider-Man’s MCU Return

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Sony Pictures chairman and CEO Tony Vinciquerra has stated that “for the moment the door is closed” when it comes to Spider-Man‘s return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But there’s a chance of a return.

Speaking at Variety‘s Entertainment & Technology summit, Vinciquerra also said “it’s a long life” cryptically hinting there is a chance for a return down the road.

Vinciquerra also stated that there’s “no ill will” between Marvel and Sony after the failure to reach an agreement and it’s been “an interesting couple of weeks” for the studio due to the fan reaction to the news.

Marvel Studio head Kevin Feige being stretched thin with the next phases of the MCU bwas part of the issue.

Sony is going ahead with their own Spider-Man universe as the company is in production on a sequel to Venom, a film based on Morbius, and “five or six” television series set in the Spider-Man world in the works.

Vinciquerra pointed towards Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and The Boys as to evidence their future endeavors will be fine and the studio is “pretty capable of doing what (they) have to do here.”

In the same talk, Vinciquerra stated Sony Studios wasn’t for sale and touched upon the studios’ decision to stay out of the streaming wars. That decision allows them to be “more transparent” to creators by not becoming “beholden to any platform.”

Far From Home Gets a Boost From Its Extended Cut

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. With 2018’s films wrapped up, we turn our focus squarely on 2019.


This past weekend, Spider-Man: Far From Home saw a big boost at the box office. The film improved up to eighth from last weekend’s 15th by earning $4.3 million. That’s a 153.2% increase over the previous weekend. The film was re-released with extra footage. The film has now earned $385.9 million domestically. Over the week, the film also earned $225,000 at the foreign box office. There it has earned $736.2 million for a worldwide total of $1.122 billion. It’s now just $6 million away from passing Captain Marvel and becoming the ninth highest-grossing comic adaptation worldwide.

The Kitchen, based on the Vertigo comic miniseries, continues to struggle at the box office but it’s earning dollars. The film earned $377,000 domestically for the week and $700,000 million internationally. The movie has brought in $11.8 million domestically, $2.7 million internationally, and $14.5 million worldwide. That’s far short of the $37 million reported budget. It’s also the worst-performing comic adaptation of the year.

Avengers: Endgame is still bringing in money after 19 weeks. The movie came in at #35 for the weekend and added an estimated $80,000 to its domestic total. It has now earned $858.3 million domestically. It also earned about $123,000 internationally over the week. In total the film has earned $2.796 billion.


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

Total Domestic Gross: $2.027 billion
Total International Gross: $4.210 billion
Worldwide Gross: $6.238 billion
Total Reported Budgets: $1.234 billion
Total “Profit”: $5.004 billion

Average Domestic Gross: $225.3 million
Average International Gross: $467.8 million
Average: Worldwide Gross: $693.1 million
Average Budget: $137.1 million
Average Profit: $556.0 million

Below is where the films released stand when it comes to being compared to this year’s averages. The bold numbers are above average while those below average are not.

FilmStudioDomestic Gross
Avengers: EndgameBV$858,357,001
Captain MarvelBV$426,829,839
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$385,887,588
Shazam!WB$140,371,656
Alita: Battle AngelFox$85,710,210
Dark PhoenixFox$65,845,974
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$30,712,119
HellboyLions$21,903,748
The KitchenWB$11,784,235
FilmStudioInternational Gross
Avengers: EndgameBV$1,937,901,401
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$736,225,008
/Captain MarvelBV$701,444,955
Alita: Battle AngelFox$319,142,333
Shazam!WB$224,100,000
Dark PhoenixFox$186,597,000
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$83,390,702
HellboyLions$18,882,732
The KitchenWB$2,700,000
FilmStudioWorldwide Gross
Avengers: EndgameBV$2,796,258,402
Captain MarvelBV$1,128,274,794
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$1,122,112,596
Alita: Battle AngelFox$404,852,543
Shazam!WB$364,471,656
Dark PhoenixFox$252,442,974
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$114,102,821
HellboyLions$40,786,480
The KitchenWB$14,484,235
FilmStudioGross-Budget
Avengers: EndgameBV$2,440,258,402
Captain MarvelBV$976,274,794
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$962,112,596
Shazam!WB$264,471,656
Alita: Battle AngelFox$234,852,543
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$105,602,821
Dark PhoenixFox$52,442,974
HellboyLions-$9,213,520
The KitchenWB-$22,515,765
FilmStudioGross/Budget
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films13.42
Avengers: EndgameBV7.85
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony7.01
Captain MarvelBV4.61
Shazam!WB3.64
Alita: Battle AngelFox2.38
Dark PhoenixFox1.26
HellboyLions0.82
The KitchenWB0.39

The Kitchen is Toast While Far From Home Keeps Swinging

The Kitchen

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. With 2018’s films wrapped up, we turn our focus squarely on 2019.


The Kitchen, based on the Vertigo comic miniseries, continues to struggle at the box office. The film fell off the weekend box office chart in its third week. That’s not a good sign and indicates the film only has a few more weeks at the box office before being pulled completely. Still, the film earned $1.1 million domestically for the week and $1.8 million internationally. The movie has brought in $11.4 million domestically, $2.1 million internationally, and $13.5 million worldwide. That’s far short of the $37 million reported budget. It’s also the worst-performing comic adaptation of the year.

This past weekend, Spider-Man: Far From Home #15 for the weekend earning an estimated $1.7 million domestically to bring its total to $379.7 million. The movie also earned $10 million internationally over the week to raise that total to $736 million. Worldwide the film stands at $1.116 billion. It’s $13 million behind Captain Marvel and there’s a chance it’ll pass that film’s worldwide gross before its theatrical run is over.

Avengers: Endgame is still bringing in money after 18 weeks. The movie came in at #33 and adding $50,000 to its domestic total to bring that to $858.2 million. Over the week, the film added $220,000 to its international total. Domestically it has earned $858.2 million, internationally it has earned $1.938 billion, and a worldwide total of $2.796 billion.


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

Total Domestic Gross: $2.021 billion
Total International Gross: $4.209 billion
Worldwide Gross: $6.230 billion
Total Reported Budgets: $1.234 billion
Total “Profit”: $4.997 billion

Average Domestic Gross: $224.5 million
Average International Gross: $467.7 million
Average: Worldwide Gross: $692.2 million
Average Budget: $137.1 million
Average Profit: $555.2 million

Below is where the films released stand when it comes to being compared to this year’s averages. The bold numbers are above average while those below average are not.

FilmStudioDomestic Gross
Avengers: EndgameBV$858,238,415
Captain MarvelBV$426,829,839
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$379,734,007
Shazam!WB$140,371,656
Alita: Battle AngelFox$85,710,210
Dark PhoenixFox$65,845,974
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$30,712,119
HellboyLions$21,903,748
The KitchenWB$11,407,291
FilmStudioInternational Gross
Avengers: EndgameBV$1,937,778,060
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$736,000,000
Captain MarvelBV$701,444,955
Alita: Battle AngelFox$319,142,333
Shazam!WB$224,100,000
Dark PhoenixFox$186,597,000
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$83,390,702
HellboyLions$18,882,732
The KitchenWB$2,050,000
FilmStudioWorldwide Gross
Avengers: EndgameBV$2,796,016,475
Captain MarvelBV$1,128,274,794
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$1,115,734,007
Alita: Battle AngelFox$404,852,543
Shazam!WB$364,471,656
Dark PhoenixFox$252,442,974
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$114,102,821
HellboyLions$40,786,480
The KitchenWB$13,457,291
FilmStudioGross-Budget
Avengers: EndgameBV$2,440,016,475
Captain MarvelBV$976,274,794
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony$955,734,007
Shazam!WB$264,471,656
Alita: Battle AngelFox$234,852,543
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films$105,602,821
Dark PhoenixFox$52,442,974
HellboyLions-$9,213,520
The KitchenWB-$23,542,709
FilmStudioGross/Budget
Dragon Ball Super: BrolyFUNamation Films13.42
Avengers: EndgameBV7.85
Spider-Man: Far From HomeSony6.97
Captain MarvelBV4.61
Shazam!WB3.64
Alita: Battle AngelFox2.38
Dark PhoenixFox1.26
HellboyLions0.82
The KitchenWB0.36

Miles Morales Gets a Spider-Verse Previews Exclusive Funko Pop!

Miles Morales, the beloved hero from Marvel’s animated hit, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, gets a fresh, new look with Funko’s PREVIEWS Exclusive Pop! Marvel: Into the Spiderverse Casual Miles Morales Vinyl Figure.

Marvel’s teenage super hero swings into action from the Oscar-winning movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in his casual outfit! Dressed in his signature hoodie and sneakers over his costume, Miles is ready to swing through the city with style. This PREVIEWS Exclusive Miles Morales Pop! Figure measures about 3-3/4” tall and comes in a window box for display.

Additionally, as the second PREVIEWS Exclusive Funko Pop! to feature a comic incentive, for every six pieces ordered through September 16, retailers will receive an exclusive Marvel Comics variant edition: Miles Morales Spider-Man #9 Funko Variant. Comic Shop customers and Funko fans interested in purchasing the comic, should check with their local comic shop retailer about the availability of this limited variant cover.

The PREVIEWS Exclusive Marvel: Into the Spiderverse Casual Miles Morales Funko Pop! (JAN199071, SRP $12.99) is now available for pre-order at comic shops, with an expected release date of November 27, 2019.

PREVIEWS Exclusive Pop! Marvel Into the Spiderverse Casual Miles Morales Vinyl Figure
PREVIEWS Exclusive Pop! Marvel Into the Spiderverse Casual Miles Morales Vinyl Figure
PREVIEWS Exclusive Pop! Marvel Into the Spiderverse Casual Miles Morales Vinyl Figure

Sony and Marvel are on a Break Over Spider-Man

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Disney and Sony are taking a break when it comes to the Spider-Man property after the two studios couldn’t come to a new agreement. The dispute has taken place over the past few months and has resulted with Marvel Studios‘ president Kevin Feige no longer producing the Sony franchise and no more future involvement from Marvel.

Disney asked that future Spider-Man films be a 50/50 co-financing arrangement and there were discussions of extending that to other Spider-Man related films. Sony rejected that but offered other options. Disney currently receives “in the range of 5% of first-dollar gross” under the current deal.

But financially, it makes little sense for Sony to take Marvel’s deal. 100% of the average $742.1 million is better than 50% of the $991.5 million average of the two joint ventures.

Venom

Sony has also found recent greater success with the Oscar-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Venom grossing $856.1 million. A sequel to that film is in the works and the Spider-Verse team is being tapped for more projects with Sony and are easy replacements for Feige along with producer Amy Pascal.

But, on average, Sony has just had more success on their own compared to Marvel on their own. When you take out the three Avengers team films, the average Sony live-action Spider-Man film grosses more than Marvel films. Worldwide, Sony sees $803.2 million per film compared to Marvel’s $758.6 million (and that includes Marvel’s four billion dollar solo films). Domestically, the two are similar with Marvel grossing $309.3 million compared to Sony’s $298.7 million. Internationally, Sony wins with $504.5 million to Marvel’s $449.3 million. While Sony’s average budget is higher, they still have a higher “profit” of $606.2 million compared to Marvel’s $586.3 million. The multiplier for Sony is 4.65x on average to Marvel’s 4.17x. So, Sony has had success with their films before Marvel ever became involved (just because you didn’t like the film doesn’t mean it wasn’t a success).

Interestingly, the two are stronger together as their joint ventures beat both studios separately. On average the two joint Spider-Man films have earned $355.4 million domestically, $636.1 million internationally, $991.5 million worldwide, $824 million “profit,” and a5.96 multiplier. Sony’s original Spider-Man trilogy has still performed better than this third volume which has really seen its success at the international box office.

The two studios’ latest joint project, Spider-Man: Far From Home became Sony’s highest-grossing film of all time passing the James Bond film Skyfall.

It is expected director Jon Watts and actor Tom Holland will continue their involvement with the franchise for at least the next two films.

Sony has numerous Spider-Man related films in the works including a sequel to Venom with Andy Serkis directing and Tom Hardy returning to star. Morbius with Jared Leto is coming and films based on Kraven the Hunter, Silver Sable, and Black Cat are all rumored. Then there are the spinoffs to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. All of which will prevent a reversion of rights to Disney.

In reality, Sony has all the cards and Disney is the one that’ll have to pay up for once.

(via Deadline)

2018 Sets a Record Year for Comic Film Adaptations

2018’s comic film adaptations have finally settled at the box office and as the dust has settled, it’s clear it was a record year.

While Avengers: Infinity War dominated the box office, Black Panther stood out becoming one of the few blockbuster modern films to earn more domestically than at the international box office. I Kill Giants saw a small theatrical run while being released at the same time digitally. Venom and Aquaman both were surprise hits and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse dominated when it came to awards.

2018 topped 2017’s then record year and then some. Comic adaptations 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

Top Grossing: Avengers: Infinity War
Top “Profits”: Avengers: Infinity War
Top Gross to Budget: Venom
Top Domestic: Black Panther
Top International: Avengers: Infinity War

Budget

2018’s films saw a budget averaging $131.9 million. While that was a bit higher than 2017, it was nowhere near the highest ever. 2006 saw an average budget of $178 million. 2018 saw the fifth-highest average budget.

Budget Average

Domestic Box Office

2018 saw $2.670 billion at the domestic box office besting 2017’s $2.365 billion. The films on average returned more earning $270 million domestically which beat 2012’s $263 million.

Domestic Average
Domestic Total

International Box Office

Internationally, comic adaptations earned $4.563 billion. That bests 2017’s $3.755 billion. On average, films earned $456.3 million at the foreign box office where the previous record was $429.5 million set in 2012. 2018 nearly doubled 2017’s $250.3 million.

International Average
International Total

Worldwide Totals

Worldwide, 2018 saw $7.260 billion in revenue besting 2017’s previous best of $6.120 billion. On average, films brought in $726 million beating the previous best of $692.4 million set in 2012.

Worldwide Average
Worldwide Total

“Profits”

While we don’t know how much was spent on marketing, so these numbers are a bit sketchy, 2018 saw $6.048 billion in profits. That beats 2017’s previous record of $4.442 billion. On average, films in 2018 made $672 million besting the previous best of $520.4 million set in 2012.

Profits Average
Profits Total
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