Aquaman becomes the DCEU's first $1 billion box-office baby

Postado Janeiro 14, 2019

As of this weekend, he's King of the Box Office, as his feature film crossed the $1 billion mark worldwide, the first DC Extended Universe feature to hit that milestone.

In the US, Aquaman fell out of first place at the weekend box office for the first time after four weeks of release, losing the top spot to Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston's new comedy-drama, The Upside.

Only 36 other movies have made $1 billion at the box office, according to Forbes.

While the highest grossing film int he DCEU, it is third overall for DC films with The Dark Knight Rises being number one with $1.084B, and The Dark Knight being number two with $1.004B. It's still behind The Dark Knight Rises ($1.08 billion), however.

In the United States and Canada, Aquaman has pulled in $287 million, which is below the domestic box office hauls of Wonder Woman ($412.5 million), Suicide Squad ($325.1 million), and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ($330.3 million). The film is performing far better internationally; it's made $300 million in China alone. All told, the movie has pulled in $732 million from overseas markets.

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, "Aquaman", starring Jason Momoa in the title role. You can read all of his tweets below.