Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ tallies a $71 million opening at domestic ticket office

Marvel's 'Eternals' tallies a $71 million opening at domestic box office

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( L-R) Lauren Ridloff, Don Lee, Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan, Lia McHugh and Brian Tyree Henry star in Marvel’s “Eternals.”


“Eternals” might be the lowest-rated movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, however that didn’t stop spectators and ardent fans of the franchise from going out to movie theaters.

The movie protected $71 million in ticket sales throughout its domestic launching, the fourth-highest opening of the pandemic. Disney’s Marvel now holds 3 of the 4 leading pandemic opening weekends locally.

Still, “Eternals'” haul is among the most affordable in the franchise. The last movie to open to a lower tally was 2015’s “Ant-Man,” which took in $572 million throughout its domestic launching.

The movie was applauded for its varied skill, however its inclusivity wasn’t enough to counter an overstuffed plot and restricted character advancement, critics stated.

Globally, the brand-new entry in the MCU tallied $1617 million, the second-highest international weekend published by a Motion Picture Association movie in 2021 simply behind Universals’ “F9.”

“Review proof, calendar proof and always a fan favorite, the films of the MCU are undeniably among the most appealing to movie fans around the world who have for the past 13 years shown their loyalty to this incredibly popular series of films,” stated Paul Dergarabedian, senior media expert atComscore

“Eternals” opened in crucial markets like the United Kingdom, France, Germany, South Korea and Australia, however has yet to amass a release date in China– among the highest-grossing worldwide ticket office.

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