‘Deadpool’ Scores Biggest R-Rated Opening Weekend Of All Time

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UPDATE #2 – 02/15/2016: 

It’s only going upwards for FOX’s Deadpool as it continues to break new box office records. THR is reporting that Deadpool has broken $150 million in its domestic box office after just four days since the movie got released. Internationally, the movie has already made a total of $260 million – Deadpool is most likely celebrating with a bunch of chimichangas right about now.

Source: THR

UPDATE:

Deadpool continues to shatter box office records left and right, as it has been revealed that the movie brought in $135 million in North America over the weekend, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The movie is now on course to obliterate Fifty Shades of Grey‘s four-day Valentine’s Day/President’s Day weekend record of $93 million and it’s being estimated that it should earn somewhere around $150 million. Overseas, Deadpool raked in $125 million for a global debut of $260 million. How many times have you seen the movie? Let us know in the comment section below.

Source: THR


According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tim Miller’s Deadpool opened to an incredible $47.5 million haul at the North American box office on Friday, which means that it could earn as much as $130 million, if not more, over the four-day weekend. The movie has already exceeded all expectations and will definitely shatter previous estimates which pegged its opening weekend to around $60 million.

The R-Rated movie opened to rave reviews and it’s already being reported that it’s getting a sequel, though we’ve yet to hear something official from 20th Century Fox. However, if it does indeed receive one, it will more than likely bring back director Tim Miller and writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. What do you guys think? Let us know your thoughts on the news in the comment section below.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.