Captain Marvel, the latest entry in Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe, had an impressive opening weekend grossing $153.4 million domestically and $303.2 million internationally for worldwide ticket sales of $456.6 million.
Overseas, China was the movie’s largest market with an estimated $89.3 million, with South Korea ($24.1 million), U.K. ($16.8 million), Brazil ($13.4 million), and Mexico ($12.8 million) rounding out the five largest international debuts. Captain Marvel now holds the sixth-best worldwide opening in history, which is also the second highest debut for a Marvel movie only behind Avengers: Infinity War, which generated $640.5 million its first weekend.
At least a dozen vfx companies worked on the Disney/Marvel picture: Industrial Light & Magic, Trixter, Framestore, Animal Logic, Lola Visual Effects, Scanline VFX, Rising Sun Pictures, Luma Pictures, Digital Domain, Rise, Cantina, and SSVFX. Their invaluable work often goes unnoticed in conversations regarding the success of tent-pole releases like Captain Marvel.