Combat Jack and Dallas Penn may have taken The Amazing Spider-Man 2 to task for its comic book inaccuracies, but that hasn’t prevented fans from flocking to theaters to see web-loads of flash and explosions.
Ironically, the new Spidey flick is poised to be the lowest-grossing film in the United States of all the five films starring Peter Parker, but has gotten an enormous boost overseas, bringing its total gross to $700 million.
Reports The Wrap:
Sony’s Marvel superhero sequel is about to top $200 million domestically — it’s over $198 million — and has taken in more than $502 million internationally since opening in early May.
The year’s leading movie at the worldwide box office is another Marvel superhero sequel, Disney’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” which has brought in $710 million globally. And Fox’s Marvel mutant mashup “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is No. 3 at $624 million.
Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone star in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” which was directed by Marc Webb and written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman.
Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Sally Field, Paul Giamatti and Chris Cooper co-star in the film, which was produced by Matt Tolmach and Avi Arad, along with Kurtzman and Orci.
The second Spider-Man 2 gets the silver medal nestled up to its Marvel counterpart Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which has brought in $710 million across the globe.
At the end of the day, all this means is DC Comics has their work cut out for them with their upcoming movie releases.