Two years later, "Captain Marvel" faced heated online attempts to troll the film, with its Rotten Tomatoes audience score hitting just 27 percent before the website changed its rules last month to prevent review comments before a movie's release.
Brie Larson's "Captain Marvel" is showing plenty of worldwide power with a $302 million global launch - the fifth highest of all-time.
What's more, though, is that there are also several Easter Eggs based around nineties culture in general.
A still from Captain Marvel.
Comscore's senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian remarked on Captain Marvel's success, praising the Avengers: Endgame actress' historic performance as "just what blockbuster starved audiences have been waiting for". "You guys are awesome for coming opening weekend".
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Captain Marvel is now playing in theaters!
Female power has reared up at the box office - in a big way. The end credits also teased the pre-existing Nick Fury and Carol Danvers relationship that was explored in Captain Marvel. The movie will stand behind Black Panther, which opened to $200 million past year.
Globally, Captain Marvel made $455 million for its first weekend. The second weekend of "Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral" followed with $12.1 million at 2,442 venues.
In "Captain Marvel's" case, timing isn't everything, but it certainly does help. It sold $505,000 of tickets in 268 theaters. The film stars Julianne Moore and a middle-aged Los Angeles divorcee. It grossed $28.3 million overseas, boosted significantly by $15.7 in its second weekend in China.
With $242.2 million worldwide, the Peter Farrelly-directed drama starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen is the highest grossing best picture-winner since The King's Speech.