BLACK WIDOW Takes Aim At A Massive $39.5 Million Friday And Could Earn As Much As $90 Million This Weekend

BLACK WIDOW Takes Aim At A Massive $39.5 Million Friday And Could Earn As Much As $90 Million This Weekend

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is setting the box office on fire, and Black Widow is bringing people back to the movies if these numbers for yesterday are any indication. Find more details after the jump!

It's been two years since we last watched a Marvel Studios film on the big screen, and Black Widow is a movie we've actually been waiting to see for over a year now (it was supposed to be released in May 2020). That's clearly led to a lot of excitement among moviegoers, which is evident from the impressive $13.2 million it earned on Thursday evening.

Now, thanks to The Hollywood Reporter, we know that Black Widow racked up a mighty $39.5 million haul yesterday. As a result, it's on track to debut domestically with nearly $90 million!

Overseas, it's made $22.4 million in just a couple of days, and it seems Marvel Studios really had managed to save theaters (something Tenet was, unfortunately, unable to do last summer). 

F9: The Fast Saga revved up $70 million for its opening, but the big difference there is that Black Widow can also be purchased on Disney+'s Premier Access for $29.99. Needless to say, a $90 million debut - which may pale in comparison to pre-pandemic figures - is damn impressive. 

Disney and Marvel Studios is hoping for a global box office launch of over $120 million, while analysts believe it's more likely to surpass $130 million. 

In our review of Black Widow, we concluded by saying, "Black Widow is Bourne meets Bond meets Terminator...with two outstanding, badass female leads. Action-packed, funny, and at times surprisingly gut-wrenching, Cate Shortland's vision for the MCU is bold, empowering, and utterly unmissable."

Have you guys watched the movie yet?

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