Posted on June 4, 2023 at 5:41 pm

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‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Has an Amazing Opening Weekend

Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation’s Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse made an opening weekend North American gross of an incredible $120.5 million, more than triple the opening weekend of Into the Spider-Verse. The film’s gross makes it the second biggest opening of 2023, thus far, passing Guardians of the Galaxy 3, the best ever opening for Sony Pictures Animation and the third biggest opening weekend for any Spider-Man film. The film is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a current 95% critics score and 96% audience score.

Spider Man
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India opened to a stunning $2.8 million and set multiple local records for an animated movie – highest opening day, the widest release (2000+ screens), and most languages (10). Fans could watch the film in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, or the original English.

Miles Morales returns for the next chapter of the Oscar®-winning Spider-Verse saga, Spider-Man™: Across the Spider-Verse. After reuniting with Gwen Stacy, Brooklyn’s full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is catapulted across the Multiverse, where he encounters the Spider Society, a team of Spider-People charged with protecting the Multiverse’s very existence. But when the heroes clash on how to handle a new threat, Miles finds himself pitted against the other Spiders and must set out on his own to save those he loves most. Anyone can wear the mask – it’s how you wear it that makes you a hero.

Karan Soni
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Directed by Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers and Justin K. Thompson. Written by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller & David Callaham. Based on the MARVEL COMICS. Produced by Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Christina Steinberg. Executive Producers Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Aditya Sood and Brian Michael Bendis. The film stars Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, Jake Johnson, Jason Schwartzman, Issa Rae, Karan Soni, with Daniel Kaluuya and Oscar Isaac.

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