In the world of Hollywood, superhero movies have attracted the attention of many viewers and massive box office collection, but also a clash with the partition of superheroes: Marvel vs DC.
Both Marvel and Dc movies are among the highest grossing movies in the world. Avengers: Endgame which was released in April 2019 grossed over $2 billion as of May 2019. The two giants of the movie industry have made a ton of money from their superhero films.
Marvels Vs. DC: A Race To Success
With fans from all around the world, almost all of Marvel and DC have performed exceptionally at the box office. They have competed for a long time.
Well, with the movies like Batman Begins, Superman Returns, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises, DC dominated the market in the past.
However, since the release of Iron Man in 2008 which earned 585.2 million, Marvel has been the bigger earner among the two. In fact, among the top 10 highest grossing superhero movies, there are 8 marvel movies and only one DC movies along with a Walt Disney / Pixar companies.
Similarly, in the past, DC received a lot of critical acclaim and public love for their movies. In fact, The Dark Knight is one of the most critically acclaimed superhero movies as of till date.
It is also the only superhero movie whose character received an Oscar, late actor Heath Ledger received a posthumous Oscar for his portrayal of the Joker.
In similar fashion, Marvel also received heaps of praise for movies like Black Panther. The movie was also nominated for 6 Academy Awards, among which, it won 3.
Regarding the opening box office collections for the companies, Marvel beats DC again as of May 2019. The top 3 highest opening collections of superhero films are all Marvel films. DC comes in at fourth with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.