Spider-Man: Homecoming continues to prove that the webslinger is finally back on track with a $12.3M Monday – the biggest for a superhero movie this year and the second-biggest in the history of the entire Spider-Man franchise.
Deadline is reporting that Homecoming is holding pretty well with a Monday total of $12.3M, which brings the movie’s four-day domestic total up to $129.3M. This is a step up above Summer’s other two superhero movies – Wonder Woman had an $11.8M Monday, while Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 scored with a $9.9M haul at the same point in time. The Monday is the sixth best for the month of July when not taking Independence Day weekend into account, behind Minions ($12.9M), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 ($18M), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($18.1M), The Dark Knight Rises ($19.4M), and The Dark Knight ($24.5M).
Beyond this year’s slate of superhero blockbusters, this is the second-best Monday for a movie in this film series – well ahead of both The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ($5.2M) and The Amazing Spider-Man ($7.6M), and just ahead of – though in-line with – Spider-Man 3 ($10.3M) and Spider-Man ($11M). Only Spider-Man 2 had a better first Monday at $27.7M, a figure which was boosted due to that movie getting a boost from the Independence Day release window. Still, that the movie is the second have a better Monday than the 2002 original says a lot about the movie’s positive word-of-mouth, which will ought to give the movie a boost over subsequent weekends.
Spider-Man: Homecoming is playing in theaters. The film features a cast that includes Tom Holland as Peter Parker (Spider-Man), Robert Downey Junior as Tony Stark (Iron Man), Zendaya Coleman as Michelle, Jacob Batalon as Ned Leeds, Tony Revolori as “Flash” Thompson, Laura Harrier as Liz Allan, Marisa Tomei as May Parker, Jon Favreau as Harold “Happy” Hogan, Donald Glover as Aaron Davis, Michael Keaton as Adrian Toomes (Vulture), Bokeem Woodbine as Herman Schultz (Shocker), Michael Chernus as Phineas Mason (Tinkerer), and Michael Mando as Mac Gargan.