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Deadpool 2 fails to beat Deadpool's opening weekend revenue

Deadpool 2 has failed to beat the opening weekend revenue mark for Deadpool

By: Jak Connor from May 21, 2018 @ 2:00 CDT

The first Deadpool movie was a R-rated blast, setting records in its own respective field for largest R-rated opening weekend movie ever. Deadpool 2 has recently been released and has not lived up to its predecessors opening weekend mark.


The original Deadpool was released back in February 2016 and it made a massive $132.4 million during its opening weekend. According to Entertainment Weekly, Deadpool 2 was projected to make anywhere between $130-$150 million, unfortunately the title fell short, only making $125 million in the US and Canada.

Overall though, Deadpool 2 made $176.3 million from overseas markets bringing the newly released sequel to a total worldwide haul of $301.1 million for its opening weekend. Deadpool 2's debut did have an achievement though, it finally knocked off Avengers: Infinity War from sitting at the top of the weekly revenue figures.


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