Spider-Man 3 Opens To Big Business

By Garth Franklin Thursday May 3rd 2007 12:19AM

"Spider-Man 3" opened May 1st in 16 overseas markets and snared a whopping $29.2 million, easily beating both "Spider-Man 2" ($15.6 million) and the initial "Spider-Man" ($10.6 million).

In fact, in ten of the 16 countries it achieved the biggest opening day of all time with the film says Reuters.

France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Austria, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Egypt, Singapore, the Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Thailand all saw records fall on the webslinger.

By Sunday the film will have opened in 107 countries around the world.