Black WidowThe box office revenue for the opening weekend includes more than $60 million in worldwide spend from those who streamed it at home via Disney+ Premier Access.
And for those who’ve been eyeing the Disney+ Marvel series rolling out this year, the feature film’s post-credits scene features a character who — because Black Widow‘s release was delayed for so long – eventually it was introduced in one of the TV series. (If you’ve seen the movie but not the TV series in question, here’s a quick recap of what you missed/additional insight into who that was.)
All told, the first Marvel Studios film in two years has racked up over $215 million worldwide, including $80 million at domestic box offices, $78 million at international box offices, and the aforementioned $60 million in “Disney+ Premier Access consumer spending.” worldwide” – a statistic that Disney+ had not disclosed to the streaming service’s additional hub for previous releases.
With those American numbers, Black Widow enjoyed the largest domestic box office opening since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the largest domestic opening weekend since Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (December 2019).
In addition, the combined theatrical and Disney+ Premier Access broadcasts Black Widow the only film to surpass more than $100 million in domestic consumer spending for its opening weekend since the start of the pandemic.
How did you watch Black Widow, if you were part of the crowd on opening weekend?
“It’s unbelievable to see the audience enjoying it Black Widow after two years without a new Marvel Studios film, and this spectacular opening weekend shows just how much fans have been eager to see this beloved Avenger in her own story,” Disney Studios Content Chairman Alan Bergman said in a statement. “There’s no doubt it’s been worth the wait – [director] Cate Shortland, Scarlett Johansson and the Marvel Studios team have delivered an exceptional film that continues a legacy of creative excellence as the Marvel Cinematic Universe expands and enters a new era.”
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