December 27, 2021
Spider-Man: No Way Home”, the third film in the Tom Holland-led trilogy became the first movie post pandemic to leap past $1 billion at the global box office after 2019’s “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”.
Despite the increase cases of Omicron and the Covid-19 spike across North America and Europe, the film shines in the business market. But the movie is not having been released in the world largest cinema-going market, China.
According to the official reports, it is also this year’s top-grossing film, streaking past China’s “The Battle at Lake Changjin” ($902 million) and the 25th James Bond film (and Daniel Craig’s last outing as 007), “No Time to Die”, which has grossed $774 million globally.
In 2018, “Avengers: Infinity War” and in 2019 “Avengers: Endgame” were quicker, smashing the coveted tally in 11 and five days, respectively.
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