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Captain Marvel Has Big Thursday Preview Box Office

Matt McGloin Posted: 03/08/2019 - 01:24 COMMENT
Captain Marvel Has Big Thursday Preview

According to early reports, Captain Marvel and Brie Larson are off to a good start at the box office for the advanced Thursday previews.

It is reported that Captain Marvel will bring in around $20 - $24 million for the Thursday night box office, though the numbers are considered to be estimates only, with the actuals coming in on Friday morning.

Update: The actual number is $20.7 million.

If the numbers hold true, that would give Captain Marvel the second highest Thursday opening in March following Batman vs Superman's $27.7 million in 2016.

The $20 - $24 million would also be more than The Avengers ($18.7M), just under Black Panther ($25.2M) and Captain America: Civil War ($25M), and would crush DC's Wonder Woman Thursday preview of $11 million. Infinity War launched with a massive $39 million Thursday opening at the box office.

Regarding the Captain Marvel opening weekend box office, it is still just a guess, but Batman vs. Superman opened with $166 million, so Captain Marvel could potentially open around there. Disney is said to be anticipating a $125 million weekend, though tracking has been pushing higher.

Over at Rotten Tomatoes, the flick stands at around an 83% critic score with 233 reviews counted; 192 are Fresh; 41 are Rotten. You can read my review here.

(via Deadline)

Captain Marvel Thursday Preview Box Office

Captain Marvel Thursday Preview Box Office