Captain Marvel Skyrockets To $53M+ Saturday, Kicks Internet Trolls & Flies Toward $157M Opening – Update

Disney’s Captain Marvel looks to have grossed $53.1M as at Saturday, March 9, which though 14% off from Friday, is technically up when you take out Thursday night previews out of Friday’s take.

With about $41.3m earning on Friday, business was technically up 29% today for the Anna Boden-Ryan Fleck-directed superhero movie.

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But in like-for-like scenarios (where Thursday is part of Friday’s B.O.), Captain Marvel‘s Friday-to-Saturday percent ease steeper than Wonder Woman (-8%) but significantly better than Batman v. Superman (-38%) and not that far from Black Panther (-13%).

Opening weekend for Captain Marvel is now at $157M, still marvelous and the third best domestic debut for the month of March and 7th best in Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Captain Marvel was Teflon to the internet trolls who griped about Brie Larson’s sincere-hearted call for diversity in critics, and how men are the leading demo for the female superhero female, which was not the case with Warner Bros./DC’s Wonder Woman.

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