Marvel’s Newest Movie Made HISTORY…But Not in a Good Way

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania just had its second week at the box office.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania at AMC Theatre in Disney Springs

The film brings back the Avenger for an adventure that has introduced a new villain to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, Ant-Man still isn’t a match for the box office, and it has suffered a dramatic drop during its second week.

Even a fancy popcorn bucket couldn’t get Marvel fans into the theaters for this movie after its premiere. The film is still in first place at the box office after its $106 million opening week. However, according to Variety, it only made $32.2 million in its second week, which is a decrease of 69%!


This now means that Quantumania now has the biggest week-to-week drop in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beating out Black Widow and Eternals, who previously held that record. However, Ant-Man 3 has still brought in $346 million globally.


By comparison, Universal’s comedy Cocaine Bear (no, we did NOT make that up) is in a close second place this week at the box office — it took in $23 million in its opening weekend. Bad reviews could be responsible for Ant-Man’s drastic drop, but all we’re saying is that this is the first Ant-Man movie that did not have Michael Peña return as Luis… .


Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania has set up the next phase of the MCU, as well as introduced Marvel’s next big villain Kang, who is greeting guests as a character at Disney California Adventure’s Avengers Campus. There is also a post-credits scene that offers a teaser about the second season of a certain Marvel show on Disney+.


We’ll continue to keep an eye on how Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is doing at the box office and keep you updated on all of Disney’s new Marvel projects, including its shows on Disney+. So stay tuned to DFB for more!

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