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'Spider-Man: Homecoming' spins big web in China with $70.7 million in ticket sales

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' spins big web in China with $70.7 million in ticket sales

Despite a nearly two-month delay, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” finally opened in China, raking in a staggering $70.7 million and pushing Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” into second place.

It was the highest-grossing “Spider-Man” movie opening in China, according to the film consulting company Artisan Gateway.

Directed by Jon Watts and starring Tom Holland and Michael Keaton, Sony Pictures' latest superhero franchise received positive reviews online from young Spider-Man fans. Many praised Holland's portrayal of a charismatic, witty and talkative Spider-Man.

The film is expected to surpass the series' previous release -- “The Amazing Spider Man 2” -- which grossed more than $90...

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