That's the big takeaway from the opening weekend of "Captain Marvel", the studio's first comic-book movie to put the spotlight on a female heroine. Captain Marvel holds the distinction of being Marvel Studios' first female-led solo superhero movie, but with its strong debut this past weekend, it'll probably soon be joined by plenty more.
This makes it the fifth highest worldwide opening weekend of all time and the second highest superhero opening weekend of all time - with Avengers: Infinity War taking the top spot at an opening of $640m.
On a worldwide basis, the film has pulled $456.7M, thanks to the fifth-best global opening of all time ($302M).
Even without the same kind of name recognition that Wonder Woman benefitted from, "Captain Marvel" soared past that start.
The star paid a visit to an AMC cinema in Clifton, NJ, to mark the film's opening weekend.
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Wilson-Raybould refused, and was shuffled out of the Justice portfolio and into Veterans Affairs in January. The information Wilson-Raybould and Roussel used to make their decisions has not been made public.
Despite vocal distaste from some social media users, who drove the film to a low Rotten Tomatoes audience score, movie theatre pollsters CinemaScore recorded an average "A" grade from those they surveyed after screenings.
What are your thoughts on the Captain Marvel mid-credits scene? Disney positioned "Captain Marvel" to be a key link between "Avengers: Infinity War" and its follow-up, "Avengers: Endgame", the epic conclusion that arrives in theaters this summer.
"What they believe is that the more you diversify perspective and experience in front of and behind the camera, the better the movies and the stories are", said Taff of Marvel. Males accounted for 55 percent of audiences, while 74 percent of moviegoers were over the age of 25.
Last week's top film, "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World", slid to a distant second place in its third weekend of release with $14.7 million. It's made $45.9 million in 10 days.
Academy Award best-picture victor "Green Book" continued to see one of the largest Oscar bumps in years.