In news that will surprise nobody – Deadpool 2 opened to big numbers this weekend.

The movie – which has benefited from a killer marketing campaign and good reviews – opened to a worldwide gross of $300,386,357.

This breaks down as follows:

  • $125,507,153 – Domestic
  • $174,879,204 – International

According to Box Office Mojo, Deadpool 2 is 20th Century Fox’s second largest domestic opening. What’s it second to?

Why, Deadpool (2016) of course!

Solo: A Star Wars Story is due out at the end of this week, which will take some of the spotlight off Deadpool 2, but regardless of this, expect the movie to maintain a strong presence at the box office this month. Deadpool 2 is currently surrounded by a positive buzz, which really helps to put bums on seats and… well… it’s just damn good!