From a classic Stan Lee cameo (and that touching Marvel intro card) to era-appropriate movie references, nods to the characters' comic origins, and even a few tie-ins to the MCU as a whole, we've collected all the Easter Eggs we could find. Nine of the Top 10 Captain Marvel locations in China were IMAX. You look at 'Wonder Woman' and "Captain Marvel, ' they are good films put together by strong creative teams". Decked out in a custom Juicy Couture Captain Marvel jumpsuit mirroring her costume on the film, Larson sipped on a cup with her face on her on it as she went in to surprise the audience. And star Brie Larson delighted fans in New Jersey when she showed up in costume (sorta) as Captain Marvel, and used her heroic powers to hand out popcorn at the concessions stand.
As Variety reports, the movie pulled in $153 million in over 4,000 theaters in North America alone (soaring past the $125 million opening weekend projections). Not only did the movie have the largest worldwide opening for a female-led film, it had the second-largest worldwide opening for any superhero film behind Avengers: Infinity War.
It wasn't just young women who turned out to see the on-screen adventures of Carol Danvers, the Air Force pilot who becomes an intergalactic hero. With films like this, that do end up going global, because a lot of the time, with smaller movies, you don't know if they will or not, it means you get to have a really extensive conversation, and I'm so grateful that this film has so many pockets in it.
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House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney of Wisconsin slammed it as a "sham" resolution. "I think it strengthened it". She continued: "Our nation is having a hard conversation and we believe this is great progress".
Captain Marvel featured select scenes specially formatted for IMAX theatres with an expanded aspect ratio, which means audiences get to see up to 26% more picture than standard theatres, only in IMAX.
Because Captain Marvel was the first female-led, standalone superhero movie in the MCU, expectations were incredibly high.