Aquaman takes the throne.

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Aquaman is not simply King of the Seven Seas. As of this weekend, he is King of the Field Workplace, as his function movie crossed the $1 billion mark worldwide, the primary DC Prolonged Universe function to hit that milestone. 

The movie’s worldwide earnings now stand at $1.02 billion, Field Workplace Mojo experiences, because it earned one other $17.26 million domestically and $27.9 million internationally over the weekend. It is earned $287.three million in China alone, the location says.

Whereas Aquaman is the primary film from the unofficially named-DC Prolonged Universe to earn a billion dollars, it isn’t the first-ever movie from DC Comics to take action. The Darkish Knight from 2008 and 2012’s The Darkish Knight Rises each have topped $1 billion.

The Darkish Knight Rises, actually, remains to be forward of Aquaman with earnings of $1.0849 billion. That movie got here out in 2012, a yr earlier than the DC Prolonged Universe launched in 2013 with Man of Metal. (“Prolonged Universe” refers back to the movies comprised of then on, whose plots and characters share a artistic world and typically reference one another.)

There’s nonetheless yet another nation for Jason Momoa’s Aquaman to beat: The movie will not open in Japan till Feb. eight.

Within the US, Aquaman fell out of first place on the weekend field workplace for the primary time after 4 weeks of launch, shedding the highest spot to Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston’s new comedy-drama, The Upside.

Warner Bros. and DC Leisure didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.

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