Box Office: ‘Ant-Man’ Snags $58M Opening Weekend

Ant-Man the follow up to Avengers: Age of Ultron pulled in $58 million on 3,856 screens over the weekend according to estimates. This is Marvel Studio’s 12th consecutive first place opening.

Ant-Man is directed by Peyton Reed and stars Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, T.I., Michael Peña and David Dastmalchian.

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Rank,Film,Year,Opening Weekend,Gross
1,The Avengers,2012,$207.4M,$623.4M
2,Avengers: Age of Ultron, 2015, $191.2M,$455.5M
3,Iron Man 3, 2013, $174.1M, $409M
4,Iron Man 2, 2010, $128.1M, $312.4M
5,Iron Man, 2008, $98.6M, $318.4M
6,Captain America: Winter Soldier, 2014, $95M, $259.7M
7,Guardians of the Galaxy,2014,$94.3M,$318.4M
8,Thor: Dark World, 2013,$85.7M,$206.3M
9,Thor, 2011,$65.7M,$181M
10, Captain America: First Avenger, 2011,$65M,$176.6M
11,Ant-Man, 2015,$58M,$58M
12,The Incredible Hulk, 2008,$55.4M, $134.5M
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About Ant-Man:
Scott Lang must leave his criminal past behind if he hopes to take down Darren Cross (Corey Stoll) and the unbridled power of the Yellowjacket suit! With the help of Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), Hope Van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly), and the Ant-Man suit, Lang must embrace his inner hero to pull off a heist that could save the world. See why heroes don’t get any bigger than Ant-Man in the video above.

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