Spider-Man: Homecoming–In Context with Previous Movies

Sony and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: Homecoming, the latest film featuring the beloved web slinger, opened to an estimated $117 million at the North American box office over the weekend.

The reboot stars Tom Holland as Peter Parker — Spider-Man — alongside Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Robert Downey Jr., Jon Favreau and Marisa Tomei.

The British actor first appeared as Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War.

The titular role was played by Tobey Maguire in the first three films before Andrew Garfield took over starring duties in only two movies.

Officially, Spider-Man: Homecoming is the sixth chapter of Sony’s franchise.

Spider-Man–May 3, 2002
  • Directed by Sam Raimi, Spider-Man, the first film starring Tobey Maguire, launched to a record-shattering $174 million, eventually earning $614.2 million domestically, when adjusted for inflation.
    Unadjusted, those numbers are $114.8 million for opening weekend, and $403.7 million for overall domestic gross.
    Spider-Man earned $418 million internationally, at a time when there was no market in China and fewer offshore markets than today.

     

     

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