Wonder Woman breaks records, lassoing in over $200 million internationally

Wonder Woman Opens to a Powerful $223 Million Worldwide

Wonder Woman Opens to a Powerful $223 Million Worldwide

Director Patty Jenkins' new DC movie earned an estimated $100.5 million domestically, eclipsing Fifty Shades of Grey, the prior record holder for the biggest debut for a female director, which grossed just over $85 million when it opened in 2015.

After receiving huge praise from critics and cinema-goers alike, Wonder Woman has smashed a huge record, grossing $101 million over the weekend in the US.

Wonder Woman's U.S. haul is the highest opening weekend ever for a film made by a female director.

Dergarabedian said several factors contributed to the strong weekend performance, including a great release date, flawless casting and widespread acclaim.

Very few movies are without its faults, as I thought the CGI became clunky at times and the script a bit cheesy, but it captured the essence of a superhero movie from start to finish.

Wonder Woman cast speak about how important a female superhero is
It's received praise from critics and audiences alike while also proving that DC and Warner Bros can make a good movie. Director Patty Jenkins took the record from Sam Taylor-Johnson for 2015's " Fifty Shades of Grey ".

While its numbers are lower than other DC Universe movies' opening weekends (including Man of Steel and Suicide Squad), its critical acclaim exceeds all with some calling Wonder Woman the best superhero movie since Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight films.

The film, which has received universally positive reviews, was controversially banned from screening in Lebanon thanks to the casting of Israeli actress Gadot.

And she had the biggest box office weekend!

She shared: "The story will take place in the United States, which I think is right".

Director Patty Jenkins talks about Gal Gadot's casting as Wonder Woman.

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Wonder Woman, also featuring Chris Pine and Robin Wright, is in theatres now.

"There's something iconic about... the story of Wonder Woman that's hitting the zeitgeist perfectly". Well besides the releases Wonder Woman grabs the highest attention and collection from everywhere.

Internationally, the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie picked up another $73.8 million (GBP57 million) to take its tally past $500 million (GBP389 million).

"Wonder Woman", $100.5 million ($122.5 million international).

Disney and Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" continues to stay in the top five, this weekend in the fourth slot.Landing in the fifth spot in its second week was Paramount's "Baywatch" reboot with $8.5 million, a 54 percent drop week to week.

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He was out of surgery but remained in critical condition as of Wednesday afternoon, according to a statement from his family. He also allegedly shot at one of her friends with a 12-gauge shotgun and punched another 16-year-old girl in the face.

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