Captain Marvel , the first film of the Marvel universe devoted to a super-heroine, has taken the lead at the box office in north america with $ 153 million of revenue, according to final figures released Monday by the specialized firm Exhibitor Relations. After the success of Black Panther , which had acquired 202 million dollars during its first weekend in theaters in 2018, Captain Marvel seems to show that diversity is a recipe in the cinema.

The film, directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, directed Brie Larson, oscar winner in 2016 for his role in Room . She plays Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel, a pilot of the elite involved in a plane crash with an alien ship, which will develop in her superpowers. Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Annette Bening and Jude Law are also listed in the credits.

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far behind, we left with $ 14.7 million, or Dragons 3: the hidden world animation film studio DreamWorks, which brings together for the third and last time, the young viking Harold and his dragon Krokmou. It has been reported to 119,6 million in three weeks.

The last place of the podium is occupied by Madea Family Funeral , the ninth and last episode of the saga of Madea , that put in scene the truculent sexagenarian Mabel Madea Simmons, very popular in North America, but virtually unknown elsewhere. The film has collected $ 12.5 million in the United States and Canada, and 45.3 million in two weeks.

fourth place goes to The Great Lego Adventure 2 and its 3.9 million ($97.1 million in five weeks), ahead of Alita: Battle Angel , the latest animated film, Fox co-wrote and co-produced by James Cameron, with $ 3.2 million of revenue (78,4 million in four weeks).

● the rest of The top 10

6 – Green Book: On the roads of the south : 2.5 million (80.2 million in the past seven weeks)

7 – Isn’t It Romantic : 2.3 million (44 million in four weeks)

8 – Greta : 2.2 million (8.3 million in two weeks)

9 – Fighting With My Family : 2.2 million ($18.6 million in four weeks)

10 – Apollo 11 : 1.3 million (3.7 million in two weeks)

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Cardboard in France

Released on 6 march in France, Captain Marvel had made the best start to a origin story solo produced by Marvel Studios: 1.125.726 entries for its 1st weekend in France on 539 sites (8.1 M€ / 9.1 M$ of revenue). In 2019, it is the second best launch in front of Dragon 3 . At the top of the ranking, we find what is it was already done to the good God with 1.85 million entries at the end of the 1st weekend of its release.