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Now Spider-Man: Homecoming Owns Wonder Woman

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Thu, 07/06/2017 - 22:36

It looks like it might be Spider-Man's turn to own Wonder Woman as the DC vs Marvel wars continue with the release of this week's Spider-Man: Homecoming.

While Wonder Woman beat out Spider-Man: Homecoming for the Summer's most anticipated movie, Fandango now reports ticket sales for Spider-Man: Homecoming are out pacing Wonder Woman at the same point in their ticket sales cycle. 

It also presently looks to be close to the wire regarding the Spider-Man: Homecoming Thursday advance screening box office versus that of Wonder Woman as both look to be around $11 million. It's too early to call as the West Coast numbers still need to come in.

What immensely helped Wonder Woman be so successful was word-of-mouth and positive reviews (and of course simply being a good movie), which looks to be the same for Spider-Man: Homecoming as Homecoming has a present 93% positive Rotten Tomatoes score. Wonder Woman finished with a 92% Rotten Tomatoes score.

Spider-Man: Homecoming is presently estimated to have north of a $100 million opening, but Sony is actually guessing a lot lower for some reason at $80 million. 

Wonder Woman opened to $103 million-plus. 

"Spider-Man: Homecoming" has a July 7, 2017 release directed by Jon Watts starring Tom Holland, Zendaya, Michael Keaton, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly, Bokeem Woodbine, with Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr. 

Synopsis:

A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming.  Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.

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