Batman V Superman Passes $500 Million Globally


After a $420 million opening weekend, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is continuing to impress at the box office, passing $500 million in record time. The movie took in $12.2 million on Tuesday and a a whopping $32.9 million overseas. Add it all up and we're at $501.9 million total.

Marvel's The Avengers, and most of Marvel's other huge hits, come out internationally a week before they hit U.S. theaters, so Batman V Superman has made it to the milestone faster than any other superhero adaptation...although obviously it's got a leg up on the competition in that regard.

Between poor reviews and a mediocre CinemaScore from opening night audiences, the film is expected to have a steep second-week drop, and it had one of the biggest Friday-to-Sunday drops of any major blockbuster in recent history...but it also made more than almost any major blockbuster in recent history, racking in a $420 million opening weekend that gives it the biggest four-day haul ever for a comic book adaptation.

Dawn of Justice is generally rumored to have cost $400 million between production and marketing, with WB hoping for an $800 million to $1 billion showing in theaters -- but after a massive start, even those who have been predicting bad things for the DC Extended Universe are starting to walk back those comments as production on Batman V Superman director Zack Snyder's Justice League Part One is expected to kick off in two weeks.

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Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice is now playing in theaters.

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  1. The Justice League is holding down The Avengers and punching them in the face at the Box Office.

    • cimmerian
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    I don't believe that objectively the theatrical cut of BvS was "great" but it was still good, and better than most CBM's in my opinion. I think there is a great movie in there somewhere though and I for one loved it. It doesn't deserve the hate and here's hoping it pulls in a billion so we can get on with the DCEU already. Suicide Squad and Wonder Woman both look genuinely "great" and I have high hopes for Aquaman. I also ultimately come down on Snyder's side and I hope he finally get's some critical love for Justice League now that a lot of the groundwork has been laid by BvS. FMR?

  2. Ok with it opening almost everywhere at once I think it throws off the way others are added up so let's see what it pulls over this weekend and then say how well it did most ppl I know went to see it for one reason alone and that's batman and superman for the first time in live action brand recognition is a real thing so let's wait and see

  3. Why Marvel Fanboy? Afraid of DC's success? 

  4. SayakXtrim96 said ... (original post)

    Why Marvel Fanboy? Afraid of DC's success? 

    Ok got to ask who are you talking to cause if it's me I mean all movies even the other DC movies most movies stagger releases so that's what I meant not that one is better then the other if I'm a fan boy it's of dc I got a blue lantern tattoo cause I love DC comics and like it as a symbol of hope opposed to the superman s cause every one gets that

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