The Amazing Spider-Man doesn’t open for another two days, but it has already opened in 13 international markets such as Asia, Korea, Japan and India, collecting a combined total of $50.2 million. Believe it or not, the film actually opened to better numbers in some places than the juggernaut that is The Avengers did.
In Korea, Spider-Man grossed $13.4 million, which is 10% more than Avengers and is the third biggest opening for a Hollywood film in Korea. In India it grossed $6 million, making it the biggest opening ever for a Hollywood film. Oh and did I mentioned that it earned 74% more than Avengers?! In Japan it made $11.4 million and taking in 84% of the entire box office for the weekend.
These are awesome totals and great news for Sony’s relaunch of Marvel’s most popular character. In a few short days we will see how the wall-crawler will fare state-side.