The Warner Bros. picture based on the DC Comics superhero brought in weekend sales of $100.5 million in the United States and Canada, researcher ComScore Inc. estimated Sunday in an email. "It might be a $10 million movie or it might be $200 million movie".
"Globally this property has just resonated with fans", said Warner Bros' distribution chief Jeff Goldstein.
With a budget of $150 million, the newest DC movie was the most expensive to ever be directed by a woman.
With Wonder Woman now making a killing in movie theaters across the globe, director Petty Jenkins has already set her sights on the inevitable and totally deserved (because the DCEU movie is pretty awesome: go see it!) sequel.
It would be interesting to see if the Wonder Woman sequel would tie loose ends from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, revealing what happened to the superheroine through her inactive years or will Jenkins take it off from the conclusion of Justice League, the way Aquaman is being dealt. Given this weekend's box office success, a sequel announcement is probably isn't too far behind. But she has said where she wants to take the next movie.More news: 5 reasons the Nashville Predators were beaten by the Pittsburgh Penguins
Making a decent debut at number 4 is Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, $24.2 million from 9 countries isn't bad for a film with little hype. Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll, Thomas Middleditch, Jordan Peele, and Kristen Schaal toplined the voice cast of the animated adventure about two students who hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a super hero.
Another Disney release, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Baywatch round out the new top five. It has made $355.5 million U.S. in North America and $816.6 million USA worldwide.
Paramount's "Baywatch" finished fifth with an estimated United States dollars 8.5 million in its second weekend. Cohen Media Group's historical drama "Churchill" is looking at $407,000 from 217 theaters. Previous year alone, DC and Marvel combined for five major releases.
Dergarabedian said several factors contributed to the strong weekend performance, including a great release date, flawless casting and widespread acclaim. Here we will keep on updating the day to day collection on Wonder Woman.