Brie Larson returns as Captain Marvel for The Marvels. This is the second part of her 2019 solo series. The box office numbers are depressing, as the film has the lowest opening on the domestic market. It is only behind 2008’s The Incredible Hulk. $8.4 Million margin. The MCU has produced over thirty films. Some of them may not have been as successful in their initial collections. We have five Marvel movies that had disappointing opening weeks, ranging from Chris Hemsworth 2011 Thor to Chris Evans Captain America: The First Avenger.
Since its release last Friday, the audience has had mixed reactions to the Brie Larson-led movie. The film received a Rotten Tomatoes score of 62%, but the audience has been more tolerant as it is currently at 84%. Marvel has struggled since Avengers: Endgame was released in 2019. The list we curated contains a few movies from before Endgame.
Box Office Mojo reports that the Marvels made only $47 Million On the opening weekend, the MCU film had the lowest domestic opening weekend. What other films are there? Can you guess? Scroll down to see the full list.
5. Captain America: The First Avenger 2011
Chris Evans’ solo film in the Captain America franchise was the first Marvel movie on this list. The film told the story of Steve Rogers and gave the audience their beloved Cap. It brought in just $65.05 Million Its first week.
4. Thor (2011)
In the first Thor film, Chris Hemsworth made his debut as God of Thunder. Tom Hiddleston was introduced as Loki aka God of Mischief. Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins played Odin, and Natalie Portman played Jane Foster. The film started with a disappointing opening. $65.7 Million only.
Paul Rudd may have been credited with giving the Avengers the concept of time travel but he would not get any credit for the success at the box office. This first film from Paul’s solo MCU series opened at just $57.2 million.
2. The Incredible Hulk (2008, The Incredible Hulk)
The Marvels has now surpassed the previous record of the MCU film that had the lowest box office debut. Edward Norton did not return to play Hulk after this film. This Norton MCU film only made $55.4 Million North America
Mark Ruffalo played the role again in 2012. Since then, he’s been Bruce Banner in MCU.
1. The Marvels
The Marvels, by Nia daCosta, stars Brie Larson and Iman Vellani. Teyonah Paarris and Samuel L Jackson are also in the film. This is the sequel of the 2019 Captain Marvel. It has officially dethroned The Incredible Hulk on the list of MCU movies with the lowest opening box office. It has only earned a total of £4 million. 47 Million Dollars In the domestic market
The first film was a huge success at the box office. It brought in over $153.4 Million Its first week.
The Marvels opened in cinemas worldwide on the 10th November.
Note: Box Office numbers are estimates based upon various sources. Koimoi has not independently verified the numbers.
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