Spider-Man: No Way Home officially grossed over $ 1 billion at the global box office and became the highest-grossing film of 2021.
Tom Holland’s latest adventure as Spidey reached an impressive milestone over the Christmas weekend, earning an additional $ 81.5 million domestically and $ 121.4 million internationally.
Those numbers – which brought the film’s domestic total to $ 467.3 million and the international total to $ 587.1 million – were enough to help it secure the third highest gross for Christmas Day, the 10-day gross and the all-time superhero movie.
Plus, No Way Home earned enough to become the second highest grossing December movie of any year.
As well as seeing a drop of just 57% from its gross opening weekend of $ 253 million, No Way Home is also ahead of Spider-Man: Far From Home by 51% and Spider-Man: Homecoming. 99% for “the same group of markets at current exchange rates.
Spider-Man: No Way Home is just the 49th film to surpass $ 1 billion at the global box office and currently ranks 38th just above Aladdin and Pirates of the Caribbean in 2019: On Stranger Tides.
According to Mojo Ticket Office, Sing 2 placed far second at the weekend’s domestic box office, grossing $ 23.7 million and surpassing the $ 12 million from Matrix Resurrections. The fourth main Matrix film had the franchise’s lowest national weekend box office opening and fell behind Matrix’s $ 27.7 million, Matrix Reloaded’s $ 91.7 million, and $ 48.4 million from Matrix Revolutions.
It’s important to remember that The Matrix Resurrections is also available on HBO Max at no additional cost, while Spider-Man: No Way Home and Sing 2 are currently only playing theaters.
Rounding out the top five this holiday weekend, The King’s Man at $ 6.3 million and American Underdog at $ 6.2 million.
For more, check out our review of Spider-Man: No Way Home, our explanation of its end and post-credits scenes, our 10 biggest WTF questions after leaving the theater, and what No Way Home means for it. future of Venom.
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