AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc mentioned on Friday almost 1.1 million people watched “Spider-Man: No Way Home” in its theaters within the United States, a document opening for a movie throughout the corporate’s theaters in December.
“Spider-Man: No Way Home,” produced by Sony Corp’s movie studio and Walt Disney Co, stars Tom Holland as Marvel’s web-slinging superhero and Zendaya as his girlfriend, MJ.
The movie has already gained glowing critiques from movie critics, with field workplace analysts predicting the superhero motion spectacle would set pandemic-era gross sales data at cinemas this weekend. As of Friday afternoon, “No Way Home” had earned a 95 p.c constructive rating from 207 critiques collected on the Rotten Tomatoes web site.
“This was the single highest number of people watching one movie on one day at AMC’s US theaters during all of calendar years 2020 and 2021,” the world’s largest cinema chain mentioned.
Similarly, Cinemark Holdings Inc. mentioned the “Spider-Man” movie delivered the theater operator’s finest US field workplace opening night time of all time.
After a 12 months of closures and restrictions as a result of international well being disaster, the gaining momentum of the omicron variant of COVID-19 within the United States appears to have had little impression on the newest Marvel launch.
Earlier this month, London-based ODEON Cinemas, owned by AMC, mentioned the tickets gross sales for the movie was thrice that of not too long ago launched “James Bond — No Time to Die.”
The new “Spider-Man” movie was additionally the second-highest grossing movie title on its opening night time of all-time, falling simply wanting “Avengers: Endgame,” which opened in 2019, AMC added. – Reuters