‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ swings to 6th-highest grossing movie in history

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Add another notch on “Spider-Man: No Way Home’s” long list of box office achievements. Over the weekend, Sony’s comic book adventure became the sixth-highest grossing movie in history with $1.69 billion at the global box office.

It passed”Jurassic World” ($1.67 billion) and “The Lion King” ($1.66billion) to secure that spot.

Now in its sixth weekend of release, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” returned to the number one slot in North America, adding $14.1 million between Friday and Sunday, along with $27.7 million overseas.

The superhero epic, starring Tom Holland as Marvel’s neighborhood web-slinger, opened in December and has generated $721 million at the domestic box office and $970.1 million internationally.

Outside of the United States, where “No Way Home” ranks as the fourth-biggest movie ever, Spidey’s latest adventure has done especially well in the UK, Holland’s birthplace, amassing $116 million to date.

Other top-earning territories include Mexico with $73.4 million, South Korea with $60.6million and France with $59.9 million.

It’s notable that “No Way Home” has managed to shatter records and smash expectations without playing in China, which is the world’s biggest moviegoing market.

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