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Justice League's Opening Weekend Is Weakest Of Any DCEU Film

Written by Tim Midura on Tuesday, November 21 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

Justice League's Opening Weekend Is Weakest Of Any DCEU Film

The film opened to $94 million domestically.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Justice League's opening weekend haul of $94 million domestically is the weakest start of any of the DCEU films, nearly $9 million behind Wonder Woman's opening weekend take of $103 million. The film did better overseas taking in $185.5 million internationally. Before it opened, the film was tracking for a $110 million debut, but fell more than shy of that goal.

In comparison, Marvel's The Avengers opened to $204.7 million and Avengers: Age of Ultron opened to $191.3 million. While Warner Bros. tried to play up Wonder Woman's role in the movie to draw in female viewers, men made up 63% of ticket buyers, compared to Thor: Ragnarok's 57% male, which debuted to $122.7 million domestically.

The final budget of Justice League is somewhere between $250-$300 million on initial filming and reshoots alone. While the film will recoup its costs, it won't be the box office smashes that Marvel movies normally are.


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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.

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