'Spider-Man' smashes pandemic-era record at the box office

Latest instalment of the Marvel superhero rakes in $260m across North America on its opening weekend and a further $341m from the rest of the world

24 December 2021 - 00:00
By Brian Eckhouse and Christopher Palmeri

Spider-Man fans jammed theaters across North America, shattering the opening-weekend record for a movie released during the pandemic, even as Covid cases surged in many places.

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