The superhero film is expected to earn $225 million worldwide in its opening weekend.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Marvel’s 31st superhero blockbuster, is on track to gross $225 million in its worldwide box office debut. This is under $30 million at most latest forecasts earlier this week. Film It debuted with $46 million Domestically on its first day, it has earned $52 million overseas for a worldwide total of $98.6 million through Friday.

Starring Paul Rudd as a (sometimes) full-sized superhero who went from petty criminal to important member of the Avengers, Quantum mania the third release of Ant man series. These films draw smaller audiences than their larger counterparts in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, although each Ant-Man film has had a bigger box office opening than the last. First Ant man The film grossed $57 million in its domestic opening weekend in 2015 Ant-Man and the Wasp 76 million in the first three days of 2018. Ant-Man 3 Domestically, it is expected to top $100 million over the traditional three-day weekend and at least $115 million over the extended four-day President’s Day weekend.


Globally, the film is performing as expected in Europe and Latin America, although Asia is showing softer-than-expected returns. The film is currently playing in 51 international territories and is 30% ahead of the first film. Ant manit trailed $519 million globally and 24% Ant-Man and the Wasp, which grossed $622 million globally. Minus China, Ant-Man 3 63% and 4% ahead of the first film Ant-Man 2.

Image via Marvel

RELATIONSHIP: “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” debuted at a whopping $46 million at the domestic box office

The film has had a rare release in China and has grossed around $14 million so far, including Saturday numbers not included in the numbers above. Imports have almost completely disappeared from the Middle Kingdom’s sales charts in the post-pandemic era, a big change from a few years ago, when Hollywood studios were devising new strategies to target the Chinese market every week. China was Ant-Man 3’s top international territory, followed by the United Kingdom ($4.5 million), Mexico ($3.8 million), Korea ($3.2 million), France ($2, $6 million), Australia ($2.4 million), Indonesia ($2.2 million), Germany. ($2.2 million), Brazil ($1.9 million) and Italy ($1.5 million).

Ant-Man 3 It has the added burden of running and properly implementing the fifth phase of the MCU Jonathan MajorsThe evil Kang is the invader. Kang’s character is universally acclaimed, though the film itself currently stands out as one of the lowest-rated MCU features on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. Much of the criticism focused on the film’s forward-thinking story, which focused on laying the groundwork for future films rather than building it as a satisfying standalone experience. Collider’s Ross Bonaime gave a mixed reviewnoting, “Quantum mania We would have finally been given a full shot at what could have been an Ant-Man and the Wasp movie, but instead a third Ant man There’s a lot to set up a movie.”

Director Peyton Reedalso plays the lead roles in the film Evangeline Lilly As the Wasp, Michelle Pfeiffer as Janet van Dyne, Michael Douglas As Hank Pym and Catherine Newton As Cassie Lang. You can watch our interview with Reed here, and stay tuned to Collider for more updates.