BOX OFFICE: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Earns Less Than Expected With Still Strong $92M

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 did well this weekend with a $92 million haul, although that's quite a bit less than both Sony and analysts initially estimated. Unlike Captain America: The Winter Soldier, this sequel has NOT exceeded expectations! It is closing in on $400 million worldwide though...

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By Josh Wilding - 5/4/2014

Some interesting facts and figures above, but they show us that domestically, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has been something of a disappointment for Sony. A debut of $95 million or more was expected, while $100 million also should have been a likely outcome had the sequel exceeded expectations as Captain America: The Winter Soldier did a few weeks ago. While this is still a solid debut (the movie is hardly a flop), the fact that it will ultimately fail to top the domestic total of Cap's latest big screen outing is not something anyone would have believed a few years ago! However, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 should rake it in overseas, but whether or not it will earn more than The Amazing Spider-Man worldwide remains to be seen...
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