The film, which premiered earlier this month, is now the highest-grossing film of 2021 so far. It’s also set the record for films released during the pandemic era. Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 delta variant, the movie hit $196.5 million domestically and $363.4 million globally — topping former frontrunner
, the film got an exclusive theater release before launching on Disney +.
has also beat Broadway musical-turned-film
Dear Evan Hansen
, which made $7.5 million at the North American box office this weekend.
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, box office analysts predict that
could reach $240 million in North America, or even more, by the end of its run.