Spidey 3′s Global Domination
Tobey Maguire stars as Spider-Man in Columbia Pictures’ Spider-Man 3.
Spider-Man 3 opens domestically Friday in 4,253 theaters, the widest release ever in North America, but the film’s already doing record-setting business in the dozen international territories where it’s already opened. It bowed Tuesday in Asia, where it has already beat Spider-Man 2′s opening day tally in both Japan and South Korea.
According to Variety, Spidey 3 opened in Japan to $3.47 million and $3.44 million in Korea. The film had the biggest opening of all time in Hong Kong ($958,984) and also had record bows in Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines.
Spidey 3 opens Thursday in China, Australia and Russia, and debuts Friday in the United Kingdom and India. The sequel is already doing phenomenal business in Italy, Germany and France. Spidey 3 raked in an estimated $4 million in Italy, $4.6 million in Germany and $1.4 million from Paris alone.
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In Theaters: May 4, 2007
In Imax: May 3, 2007
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