The HERo arrived and she absolutely dominated the box office. Captain Marvel can now hang her hat with the others in the billion dollar club as the Marvel film has officially surpassed the highly coveted $1 billion worldwide box office number. Captain Marvel, which is Marvel’s first female-led superhero film managed to earn $358 million in the United States and an impressive $645 million overseas, according to Variety. Larson celebrated with a post on social media.
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Our girl Carol Danvers just joined the One Billion Club! Thank you endlessly to everyone for helping us cross this milestone. It has been an absolute pleasure sharing this character with the world. I’ve loved seeing the cosplay, fan art and passionate words about our HERo. Cheers to you all! Higher, Further, Faster baby!
It’s just another win for Marvel who has quite the array of films there to greet Captain Marvel, including Iron Man 3, The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War. Seeing that the upcoming Avengers: Endgame managed to break the record for most first-day presales in six hours, we think it’s a fair share that film is well on it’s way to joining the Marvel ranks as well.
Captain Marvel follows Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) as she becomes one of the most powerful superheroes after finding herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. It features a supporting cast of Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, Annette Bening, Ben Mendelsohn, Lee Pace, and Lashana Lynch. To see our full review of the film head here!
Have you seen Captain Marvel yet? If not, do yourself a favor and get to the theater stat! You can catch Carol Danvers in the upcoming Avengers: Endgame, which hits theaters on April 24th!