Marvel Studios’ Black Widow is off to a strong start at the box office as it makes its debut this weekend. Domestically, the long-awaited film has set a Thursday night preview record for the year and for any film since the start of the pandemic with $13.2 million.
It opens in over 4,100 theaters across the U.S. and Canada today.
Black Widow began its international rollout on Wednesday in nearly a dozen material markets including the UK, France, and Italy, expanding to 30 more yesterday and earning $22.4 million in its first two days of release.
It opens today in Spain, Poland, and Turkey and will be open day-and-date in most markets around the world with the exception of China as well as some markets currently impacted by pandemic closures (including Southeast Asia, Peru, Chile, Uruguay, Taiwan, India, and parts of Australia).
Everywhere, the film is enjoying enthusiastic responses from audiences, including a 94% RottenTomatoes Audience Score complementing the 81% Certified Fresh Critics Score.
Natasha’s story is one that audiences have always wanted to see. Before the Avengers, she had another family — Yelena, Alexei the Red Guardian, and Melina.
In the action-packed spy thriller Black Widow, Natasha confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises.
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Joining Johansson in the film are Florence Pugh as Yelena, David Harbour as Alexei/The Red Guardian, and Rachel Weisz as Melina.
Black Widow is now playing in theaters worldwide and on Disney+ with Premier Access where available. Will you go to theaters to see or watch at home?