Remember when online trolls were trying to convince everyone that Captain Marvel was going to be a failure? Yeah… that sure went well…
A month after hitting theaters, the latest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starring Brie Larson, has become the first female-led superhero movie to cross the $1 billion mark at the global box office, and joins of small handful of other female-led films of any genre to achieve the milestone.
Captain Marvel has earned $358 million at the domestic box office and $645 million globally through April 2, and ahead of the character’s appearance in Avengers: Endgame, which hits theaters April 26.
Disney and Marvel Studios can now claim seven of the live-action superhero films to reach the milestone, topping the list with Avengers: Infinity War ($2.048 billion) and followed by The Avengers ($1.519 billion), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1.405 billion), Black Panther ($1.347 billion), Iron Man 3 ($1.215 billion) and Captain America: Civil War ($1.153 billion).