‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Earns Box Office Gold

By Sameer Rao Dec 17, 2018

The streets of New York City weren’t ready for Miles Morales, but the box office was. According to Box Office Mojo, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" dominated United States movie theaters when it opened on Friday (December 14). 

The animated movie, and first feature film to star Afro-Latinx teen Morales, earned an estimated $35,363,376 in the United States (plus an additional $21 million internationally). That take pushed it to the top of the box office and set a record for the highest-grossing animated film ever released in December, per Box Office Mojo.

The film had a 97 percent score on critical aggregator Rotten Tomatoes at press time.