Quantcast
Posted by: Matt McGloin
/ 1 year 7 weeks ago

Godzilla Stomps Captain America 2 & Amazing Spider-Man 2 For Opening Day Record

Body

15441

Following its monstrous Thursday night advanced screening debut, Godzilla has now taken the top prize for the best opening day in 2014 stomping both Captain America 2 and Amazing Spider-Man 2 in the process.

Godzilla opened with $38.5 million yesterday, which beat Cap 2's $36.9 million last month and Amazing Spiderman 2's $35.2 million a couple of weeks ago.

It's now stated that Godzilla is on track for close to a $100 million opening, which is much better than the initial $60-70 million that was first estimated.

As it stands, Godzilla has a 72% positive rating amongst critics at the review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes, with 79% of audiences finding it favorable.

While the movie has generally been well-received, the biggest complaint amongst fans seems to be the lack of Godzilla in the movie, which actually isn't that bad of a complaint if there are sequels.

Godzilla cost an estimated $160 million to make directed by Gareth Edwards starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Ken Watanabe and David Strathairn.

Update: It's now being reported that a Godzilla sequel has been confirmed.

Latest Images

More From Cosmic Book News:

El Diablo in training with Eastwood's character...
Second season delves into a new and unexpected chapter for the characters...
Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain and Mia Wasikowska.
New WB display featuring the armored Batsuit.
A mysterious woman from Matt Murdock's past whose dangerous and exotic ways may be more than he can handle...
Join fans around the world in rewatching the original series.
Four projects currently in development...
First time in ten years Kirkman is unable to attend...
Cut loose with the iconic suit of red, white, and blue armor!
Cast and crew welcomes fans to LA and shares what they're looking forward to in the episodes to come.
Character is named Rowan, but no specific details are known.
Iron Man came out in 2008 spearheading the Marvel Cinematic Universe starring Robert Downey Jr...
Bruce Campbell back with iconic chainsaw and shotgun.