Superheroes continue to dominate the summer box office.
“Ant-Man and the Wasp
” flew to a worldwide opening of $161 million, including $85 million internationally. In North America, the tentpole starring Paul Rudd
and Evangeline Lilly
earned $76 million, making it the 20th consecutive Marvel
film to open No. 1 at the box office.
The sequel had the biggest debut in Korea with $20.9 million, followed by Mexico with $6.7 million, and Indonesia with $5.6 million. Other top territories were Russia ($4.9 million), Australia ($4.7 million), and Taiwan ($4.6 million). The film bows in India next week.
Another band of Spandexed protagonists are enjoying box office success. Disney
’s “Incredibles 2
” picked up another $35.7 million overseas and $29 million domestically for a global weekend total of $64.7 million. In four weeks, the blockbuster has earned $772.2 million worldwide.
” opened in France with $9.9 million, marking the second highest opening for a Pixar release behind “Finding Nemo
.” Top holdover markets include China