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Spider-Man: Homecoming Box Office: $257 Million Opening

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Sun, 07/09/2017 - 18:38

Spider-Man: Homecoming comes out swinging as it has netted the #1 spot at the box office.

The film grossed an estimated $257 million worldwide.

Spider-Man: Homecoming's domestic gross comes in a bit under the estimated $120-125 million mark at $117 million, but the number is still a ways ahead of Sony's own $80 million estimate.

Spider-Man: Homecoming's U.S. gross is also the best for a solo MCU character and the second largest opening ever for a Spider-Man movie.

The number also gives Spider-Man: Homecoming the third best opening of the year.

Plans for more Spider-Man and Tom Holland in the MCU include The Avengers: Infinity War, the untitled Avengers 4 movie, and two more solo Spider-Man films. 

"Spider-Man: Homecoming" is 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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