Captain Marvel, Marvel’s latest, female-led superhero motion picture, has formally broken records. According to The Hollywood Reporter, it had the highest-grossing weekend for a female-fronted movie ever. The movie, which stars Brie Larson as the titular character, has actually earned $455 (30h 20m) (30h 20m) (30h 20m) million worldwide in its International Women’s Day opening weekend–$ 153 (10h 12m) (10h 12m) (10h 12m) countless that in The United States and Canada alone.

” Marvel Studios as soon as again shows that stories integrating various experiences and diverse perspectives make terrific motion pictures that play to everybody. Individuals crave representation,” says Disney circulation chief Cathleen Taff. The film was co-written and likewise co-directed by a female director, Anna Boden. Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law, Annette Bening, and Lashana Lynch co-star.

Captain Marvel Is Now the Greatest Grossing Motion Picture With a Female Lead Ever

Captain Marvel surpassed the Disney film, which made $357 (23h 49m) (23h 49m) (23h 49m) million. Within the Marvel universe, the just other female-fronted movie that was able to accomplish a similar task was Wonder Woman, whose titular character was played by Gal Gadot.

Captain Marvel likewise marks the second-biggest opening for a comics motion picture, right after 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War, which made a total of $640 (42h 40m) (42h 40m) (42h 40m).5 million dollars. Complementing its list of honors, the film also had the sixth-best around the world best of perpetuity and the fifth-best worldwide opening weekend, ahead of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which made $281 (18h 45m) (18h 45m) (18h 45m) million in 2015.

Watch the official trailer from the groundbreaking film below.