'The Amazing Spider-Man' breaks Tuesday box office records
Published Jul 4 2012, 10:04 BST | By Simon Reynolds The Amazing Spider-Man
has broken box office records in the US.
The Andrew Garfield
-led superhero movie debuted Stateside yesterday (July 3) to a $35 million opening haul, reports Deadline
The total - aided by 3D ticket prices - shatters the record set by the first Transformers
movie, which pulled in $27.8 million on July 3, 2007.
"That is one huge number," a Sony Pictures executive is quoted as saying. "Unbelievable start to what should be a very exciting six days."Amazing Spider-Man
also won approval from audiences, with market research firm CinemaScore revealing that the film has been given an 'A-' rating.
Tracking figures released last month claimed that the Marvel Comics
adaptation was on course to deliver a $125 million six-day opening
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