- Spider-Man: Homecoming collected $117 million in three days
- Tom Holland's film got the third-largest opening so far this year
- Spider-Man: Homecoming has 93 per cent rating on the Rotten Tomatoes
This family-friendly version of Spider-Man - with a 93 per cent rating on the Rotten Tomatoes website - stars Tom Holland as a young Peter Parker, ably mentored by Robert Downy Jr as Iron Man as he takes on bad guy Vulture (Michael Keaton). Director Jon Watts had previously helmed lower-budget cop and horror films.
Last week's No. 1 film, Despicable Me 3, came in second at a respectable $34 million, website Exhibitor Relations reported. In Universal's latest installment in the animated series, Steve Carell stars as the voice of bad guy-turned-protagonist Gru -- and his twin brother Dru. Kristen Wiig voices Gru's wife Lucy and South Park co-creator Trey Parker is evil villain Balthazar Bratt.
In third spot was Sony's heist thriller Baby Driver, with Ansel Elgort (The Fault In Our Stars) starring as a gifted getaway driver who suffers from tinnitus - ringing in his ears - forcing him to play music on his iPod to concentrate when behind the wheel. It took in $12.7 million in its third week.
Fourth was Wonder Woman, at $10.1 million. The Warner Bros. superhero action film stars Israeli actress Gal Gadot as the Amazonian goddess-princess.
And in fifth place was Transformers: The Last Knight from Paramount, with ticket sales of $6.3 million. The latest episode in that blockbuster series, heavy on visual effects, features actors Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, John Turturro and Anthony Hopkins.
Rounding out the top 10 were:
Cars 3 ($5.6 million)
The House ($4.8 million)
The Big Sick ($3.6 million)
47 Meters Down ($2.8 million)
The Beguiled ($2.0 million)
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