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Captain Marvel week 1 box office: Brie Larson’s film makes Rs 56 crore in India, Rs 3800 crore worldwide

Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel has made Rs 56 crore in India in its first week, and Rs 3800 crore worldwide.

hollywood Updated: Mar 15, 2019 18:36 IST
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This image released by Disney-Marvel Studios shows Brie Larson in a scene from Captain Marvel.(AP)

Captain Marvel has made Rs 56 crore in its first week at the Indian box office. The film had opened to Rs 48 crore in its first three days. According to a BoxofficeIndia report, the film’s earnings dropped steadily during the week.

The film made Rs 3.15 crore on its seventh day, taking its total to Rs 56.25 crore. Worldwide, the film had opened to a mammoth $455 million in its first three days. The film’s current total is $550 million, taking the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s all-time gross to $18 billion.

The film has braved mixed to positive reviews to post the sixth largest opening weekend numbers of all time. The film’s Rotten Tomatoes consensus reads, “Packed with action, humour, and visual thrills, Captain Marvel introduces the MCU’s latest hero with an origin story that makes effective use of the franchise’s signature formula.” The film sits at a 79% rating on the review aggregator.

In this file photo taken on March 4, 2019 Brie Larson attends the world premiere of Captain Marvel. ( AFP )

Previous Marvel films such as Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War have also been massively successful in India, with the latter making more than Rs 250 crore in its theatrical run.

On Thursday Marvel debuted the latest trailer for Avengers: Endgame, which ended with a glimpse of Captain Marvel interacting with Thor. Brie Larson will reprise her role in Endgame, after which she is rumoured to be taking on a more central role in the future of the franchise.

Also read: Captain Marvel movie review: Brie Larson stars in a feature length trailer for Avengers Endgame

Captain Marvel ends with a brief tease of the central character meeting the likes of Captain Marvel and Black Widow for the first time. The film is directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, and also stars Jude Law, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou and others.

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First Published: Mar 15, 2019 18:35 IST