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Amazing Spider-Man swings back to action with $140mn release

Your new friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has spun himself a $65 million opening weekend and $140 million in his first six days at U.S. theatres. Worldwide, The Amazing Spider-Man has climbed to $341.2 million

hollywood Updated: Jul 09, 2012 16:30 IST
The Amazing Spider-Man

Your new friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has spun himself a $65 million opening weekend and $140 million in his first six days at U.S. theatres. Worldwide, The Amazing Spider-Man has climbed to $341.2 million.

The movie started off as a smaller domestic moneymaker than the previous three Spidey films, but it laid to rest objections that it was too soon to relaunch the superhero franchise.

The new origin story for the Marvel Comics web-slinger comes just five years after Tobey Maguire and Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 3.

Oliver Stone's drug-war thriller Savages opened at No. 4 with a solid $16.2 million weekend. The concert film Katy Perry: Part Of Me failed to pack in the pop star's fans, debuting far down the chart with just $7.2 million.