Tom Hardy starrer Venom is at war with DC’s Wonder Woman and it looks like the symbiote has beaten the Amazonian. Although received with mixed reviews, Sony’s comic-book movie, Venom, has crossed the worldwide box office collection of Warner Bros and DC’s Wonder Woman.
According to figure estimates, Venom’s current global haul is 822.50 million dollars while Wonder Woman’s theatrical run ended at 821.84 million dollars.
The movie starring Tom Hardy, which takes on the dark Spiderman from Spiderman 3 also stars Michelle Williams and Riz Ahmed. This flick is the first step in Sony’s developing comic-book cinematic universe consisting of Spider-Man’s supporting characters. It starts off with investigative reporter, Eddie Brock who is probing into shady human trials of an alien parasitic species called the symbiote by businessman Carlton Drake (Ahmed). One of the symbiotes, Venom, latches on to Eddie Brock, and gives him superman strength, agility and speed.
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Regardless of Venom’s superhuman strength and huge welcome from the fans, the movie did not quite please the critics and it got a lukewarm review at the movie rating websites. With over just 29% at Rotten Tomatoes, the consensus read, “Venom’s first standalone movie turns out to be like the comics character in all the wrong ways – chaotic, noisy, and in desperate need of a stronger attachment to Spider-Man.”
IMDb, in contrast to, Rotten Tomatoes gave 7.0%.
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Made with a production budget of $110-116 million dollars, Venom has grossed $211.7 million in the United States and Canada, and $610.8 million in other territories, for a total worldwide gross of $822.5 million.