Spiderman goes No. 1.
This weekend, the Sony and Marvel's Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse flick has earned a spot at No. 1 in the United States box office, marking yet another win for the animated flick, which has been met with overwhelmingly positive reviews.
According to Entertainment Weekly, the film earned athe top spot with $35.4 million in the the U.S. and Canadian markets across 3,813 theaters, knocking off Ralph Breaks the Internet after a three-week streak.
Produced on a budget of $90 million the film was predicted to land somewhre between $30 million and $40 million. This latest version of Spider-Man stars Shameik Moore, who voices Miles Morales an Afro-Latino teen and the first black Spiderman ever introduced into the Spider-Verse.
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It marks Sony's latest effort to continue to push the Spider-Man brand after earning an incredible $852.7 million across the globe for October's Venom release. This animated flick finds Morales linking up with various Spider-Man character from alternate universes, including Peter Parker, voiced by Jake Johnson.
"What’s interesting about this movie is that they kept everything about Spider-Man that we know and love," Shameik Moore previously revealed. "They kept Peter Parker. But there’s a new Spider-Man in another dimension learning from the Spider-Man that we know that just grew old. He’s older. He’s 40-years-old this time. And his life has been kind of ruined by the stress that comes with being Spider-Man."
Currently, the film boasts a CinemoScore of A+. Overseas, the film has pulled in an estimated $21 million