IMAX SWINGS TO MASSIVE $36.2 MILLION OPENING WEEKEND FOR "SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME"
The hotly anticipated sequel notched several entries in the IMAX history books, even without opening in
- 6th biggest global opening weekend ever in IMAX
- Biggest IMAX opening weekend since
- Biggest IMAX opening ever for a "Spider-Man" film
Filmed with IMAX certified digital cameras, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" was shown in IMAX's exclusive 1.90:1 expanded aspect ratio for entirety of the film, only in IMAX theatres.
"'Spider-Man: No Way Home' is an exclamation point on the comeback we've seen at the box office in 2021, and an emphatic reminder of the unique power of the theatrical experience — especially IMAX — to unite audiences worldwide in a global event," said
Internationally, fifteen markets posted their biggest IMAX opening weekend ever, including
"Spider-Man: No Way Home" continued the strong box office run of Filmed For IMAX releases, including "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings," "No Time to Die," "Dune," and "Eternals." At least ten releases among the strong 2022 slate are Filmed for IMAX or include IMAX-exclusive expanded aspect ratio, including "Top Gun: Maverick," "Thor: Love and Thunder," "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," and more.
"Spider Man: No Way Home" will continue in the IMAX global network through the new year, with "The Matrix Resurrections" also arriving in select IMAX theatres on
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