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Spiderman 2 lives up to the hype and hits 700 million

Sony’s Marvel superhero sequel is about to top $200 million domestically — it’s over $198 million — and has taken in more than $502 million internationally since opening in early May.

The year’s leading movie at the worldwide box office is another Marvel superhero sequel, Disney’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” which has brought in $710 million globally. And Fox’s Marvel mutant mashup “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is No. 3 at $624 million.

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone star in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” which was directed by Marc Webb and written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman.

Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Sally Field, Paul Giamatti and Chris Cooper co-star in the film, which was produced by Matt Tolmach and Avi Arad, along with Kurtzman and Orci.

The second Spider-Man 2 gets the silver medal nestled up to its Marvel counterpart Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which has brought in $710 million across the globe.

At the end of the day, all this means is DC Comics has their work cut out for them with their upcoming movie releases.