"Captain Marvel" also topped the results for "Wonder Woman", the superhero movie that should have ended any prejudices about female heroes box office clout for good. 2018's Black Panther and 2017's The Last Jedi, which both featured strong females and a diverse cast, saw trolls launch similar campaigns.
Meanwhile, Brie previously revealed she hopes "Captain Marvel" will spark a global conversation about diversity. The film is scheduled to open in Japan on March 15. That puts Captain Marvel in the company of movies like Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 and Star Wars. "They came up with the concept for it, and we said, 'That sounds awesome'".
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Donaldson's reply was pretty typical for a World No.192 who's just about to play a 17-time grand slam champion. Summing up how she felt after the match, Kvitova told reporters: "I want to swear, but I will not".
Despite vocal distaste from some social media users, who drove the film to a low Rotten Tomatoes audience score, movie theatre pollsters CinemaScore recorded an average "A" grade from those they surveyed after screenings. In fact, "Captain Marvel" just further proves that Feige and Co. have built a bulletproof empire.
Captain Marvel's introduction to the MCU was first teased in the post-credits of Avengers: Infinity War, when Nick Fury spent his final moments of life shooting her a message with a heretofore unseen pager. Males accounted for 55 percent of audiences, while 74 percent of moviegoers were over the age of 25.
Captain Marvel is now playing in theaters! In its second weekend, Tyler Perry's "A Madea Family Funeral" dropped 55 percent with $12 million. It made $1.3 million from 285 locations, including many IMAX screens. With $242.2 million worldwide, "Green Book" is the highest grossing best picture-winner since "The King's Speech".