Fifty-two percent of Wonder Woman's audience was female, which is notable difference from the at least 60% male audience that usually accompanies superhero films. Not only is Warner Bros. first feature film for Gal Gadot's Diana Prince wowing audiences and reaping positive reviews from fans and critics alike, the film's also making its mark at the box office.
Pictures and DC Films'Wonder Woman opened to a powerful $100.5 million domestically from 4,165 theaters, for an average of $24,131 per location.
The film's robust earnings are a big win for DC Comics, which has often struggled to match the success of Marvel properties at the box office.
Wonder Woman stars Gal Gadot as the title character, Chris Pine, Robin Wright as Antiope, David Thewlis, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, Connie Nielsen, Ewen Bremner, and Lucy Davis.
Wonder Woman's debut marked the biggest opening ever for a female director. Let us know with your ranking in the Movie Database below! "But there's a whole other person in me who's sitting and watching what's happening right now who so hopes, not for me, that this movie defies expectation".
Wonder Woman, though, pushed the week's box office up 30 per cent over the same week a year ago, according to comScore. "I think on this movie, all of us got it right".
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And it placed the movie far above the second-leading film, another new release, "Captain Underpants: The First Epic movie", which took in $23.5 million, according to website Exhibitor Relations. "The story will take place in the USA, which I think is right", the director told Entertainment Weekly in a recent interview.
Some still had issues with Wonder Woman.