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“Wonder Woman” is a global hit.

In addition to the historic $100.5 million that Warner Bros. and DC Comics’ latest lassoed in at the domestic box office, international grosses at 55 markets accounted for $122.5 million this weekend, giving the movie a global opening of $223 million.

The international numbers are higher than many other super hero films including the first two “Thor” and “Iron Man” movies, both “Guardians of the Galaxy” volumes, and “Man of Steel.”

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China powered the international sales with $38 million, the fourth largest opening of all time for a Warner Bros. film. Korea brought in $8.5 million in earnings, followed closely behind by Mexico ($8.4 million) and Brazil ($8.3 million). The film also showed strong in the U.K. where it earned $7.5 million.

Patty Jenkins now holds the banner for the best domestic opening for a female director, topping “Fifty Shades of Grey’s” Sam Taylor-Johnson ($85.1 million). Before “Wonder Woman,” Jenkins’ only feature was “Monster” — an Academy Award winner that she made more than a decade ago with an $8 million budget.

Gal Gadot stars in the film as the titular hero. The Israeli actress — also known for her role in the Fast and Furious franchise — made her debut as Diana Prince in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” and will also appear at least twice more in both “Justice League” movies if she doesn’t get a sequel of her own.


Gal Gadot is Wonder Woman in, well, 'Wonder Woman'


Gal Gadot is Wonder Woman in, well, 'Wonder Woman'

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Gal Gadot is Wonder Woman in, well, 'Wonder Woman'

As you know, Wonder Woman scorched the worldwide box office this weekend, delivering a whopping $100.5 million in North America. And in just three-to-five days (depending on where you live), the Patty Jenkins film, starring a winning Gal Gadot and a game Chris Pine, has already made history and kicked box office butt. So, rather than drone on about what you already know, let’s get right to it…

Wonder Woman scored the biggest opening weekend for a female director.

There haven’t been all that many blockbuster openings from films that were directed by women, because the vast majority of movies are directed by men. But yes, the film earned more in its Fri-Sun frame than Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Fifty Shades of Grey, which earned $85m over the Fri-Sun portion of its $94m Fri-Mon debut weekend. The next biggest such openings for a solo female-directed flick, in case you were wondering, belong to Catherine Hardwicke’s Twilight ($69.6m in 2008), Elizabeth Banks’ Pitch Perfect 2 ($69.2m in 2015) and Jennifer Yuh Nelson’s Kung Fu Panda 2 ($47.6m Fri-Sun/$66m Thurs-Mon).

It also earned the sixth-biggest non-sequel comic book superhero debut ever, as well as the sixth-biggest June debut weekend. Oh, and it has the biggest debut ever for this first weekend-in-June slot. But yeah, it proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that a female-directed blockbuster about a female hero could open even higher than the likes of Logan, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. So yeah, your move A Wrinkle in Time!

No Batman? No Superman? No problem!

Want to know what the biggest grossing DC Comics release without Batman or Superman was up to this moment? It’s Constantine, as the Keanu Reeves horror thriller (which was sold more as supernatural actioner that happened to be based on a comic book) earned $75m in North America and $230m worldwide in early 2005. After that, it’s Green Lantern ($116m domestic/$219m worldwide in 2011), Watchmen ($109m/$185m in 2009) and Red ($90m/$199m in 2010). That’s right, the Bruce Willis/Morgan Freeman/Mary Louise Parker/Helen Mirren action comedy made more worldwide than Watchmen.

Up to this point, DC Comics has never had an outright smash hit without Batman or Superman showing up to play. That changed this weekend. Yes, there is a reference to Bruce Wayne in the film’s book-end sequences, but you never see Ben Affleck in or out of the Batman suit. And there is zero reference to the currently deceased Superman. This victory belongs to Wonder Woman and Wonder Woman alone. Even Suicide Squad was sold with sequences involving Batman (and Batman baddies like The Joker and Harley Quinn) along with a genuine movie star like Will Smith. But now they have just such a thing.

Heck, at this point, we may see a DC Films where Wonder Woman, instead of (or along with) Batman, is at the center of the universe. But that’s for another day.

Wonder Woman is already the biggest-grossing female-led comic book superhero movie ever.

There have only been a handful of comic book superhero movies (or really, any kind of action-based comic book adaptations) with women in the lead role. The prior such offerings are Tanya Roberts' Sheena ($5.8 million in 1984), Helen Slater's Supergirl ($14.2m in 1984), Bridget Nielsen's Red Sonja ($7m in 1985), Lori Petty's Tank Girl ($4m in 1995), Pamela Anderson's Barb Wire ($3.8m in 1996), Halle Berry's Catwoman ($40.2m in 2004), Jennifer Garner's Elektra ($24.4m in 2005) and Scarlett Johansson's Ghost in the Shell ($40.5m in 2017).

So that’s a combined domestic total of $136.1 million. Wonder Woman just made $100.5m in the first three days of release. Not only did Wonder Woman best that arbitrary high-point in a single day, it is 74% of the way from besting the combined totals of all those films. Now in terms of worldwide gross, most of those films don’t have super useful overseas numbers (I have no idea what Supergirl made in Europe back in 1984) but I can tell you with total confidence that Elektra, Catwoman and Tank Girl did not end their runs with $200 million+ worldwide totals. If they had, we’ve probably have more than just nine female-led comic book superhero movies.

So yeah, Wonder Woman is already setting a new level for success in this sadly underserved sub-genre.

It was a DC Comics movie that played like a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie.

At least for a weekend, Wonder Woman played less like a “for the fans” DCEU offering and more like a general audience hit. The last three DC Films movies (and The Dark Knight Rises) pulled in large percentages of their opening weekend on Thursday night (16-19%). They then had lousy weekend multipliers. You had a 2.13x for The Dark Knight Rises ($75m Friday/$160m weekend) and a 2.28x for Man of Steel ($56m/$128m), and a 2.0x for Batman v Superman ($81m/$166m) and Suicide Squad ($65m/$133m).

The MCU films tend to pull in around 10-14% of their opening weekends on Thursday with multipliers over/under 2.5x that Friday number. This weekend, Wonder Woman played like a Marvel movie. It earned $11 million on Thursday, well below the preview totals for Man of Steel ($21m), Batman v Superman ($27.7m) and Suicide Squad ($20m). But it made $38.85m on its first Friday, including the Thursday preview gross, and went on to snag a whopping $101m debut weekend.

That was a 2.58x weekend multiplier, right in line with the likes of The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Ant-Man, Thor and Captain America. That's the best Fri-Sun multiplier for a DC Comics superhero movie that didn't open on a Wednesday since It earned just 11% of its weekend total from Thursday previews, which is right in the MCU comfort zone. The opening weekend was spread out all weekend and wasn’t just driven by **** fan support and pre-release ticket sales.

And if it plays accordingly, we're looking at a domestic total of $241 million (2.4x like The Incredible Hulk), $271m (2.7x like Thor and Captain America) or $301m and beyond (3x like Ant-Man or Guardians of the Galaxy). Or maybe somewhere in between, but you get the idea. But in their quest to stand alongside Marvel, DC has its first unqualified artistic and commercial triumph by virtue of doing something that the MCU has yet to accomplish. By all means, learn nothing from that.

Wonder Woman has proven decades of conventional wisdom to be wrong.

How many times have we heard about, or heard people talking about, the notion that girl-powered superhero movies stink and/or girl-powered superhero movies are box office poison? We know, Catwoman was weird and awful. Yes, Elektra was dull and awful. Sure, Tank Girl was… well, I like Tank Girl, but you get the idea.

And as you can see from the numbers noted above, the few comic book superhero adaptations with a female lead did tend to be mega-bombs. So, what was different about Wonder Woman? In a word, everything. It was the perfect storm of all the right choices and all the right results.

It was an expensive ($150 million) adventure movie, one with as much explosions, fighting and spectacle as any big-budgeted dude-centric superhero movie. It was directed by a woman, only the third time in history that a female filmmaker got a crack at a comic book movie, and certainly the first time with a budget of over $30m. It was based on a defining comic book superhero who stood alone, not a female version of a male hero or a supporting character from a male comic book story.

And, yeah, it was darn good too, earning mostly rave reviews and scorching word-of-mouth. Without star power, without team-ups and without Batman cameos, the movie kicked ass and defied the skeptics. Wonder Woman bucked every bit of conventional wisdom this weekend. If you make a big-budget female-led superhero movie, one as explosive, sweeping and action-paced as a Batman movie or a Spider-Man movie, if you make sure it’s at least as good as a mid-level MCU offering, then yeah, audiences will definitely show up.Wonder Woman came, audiences saw and thus Wonder Woman conquered.

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Top 25 Best Free Movie Sites &TV in 2017 Streaming Without Downloading Or Sign Up

 The Best Free Movie Sites
Below you'll find the best new and 100% free tv and free movie streaming movie sites online in 2017 to watch free movies and TV shows and series! We know how hard it is to find streaming websites, even in 2017, that are free and without signups, so we've reviewed the 25 best websites to stream free movies right here on one page. Every month we scour the entire web to find the best websites to watch free movies and note all changes below! We've also written tips on each of the top 20 sites from free movies at the bottom.

Rank    Site    Quantity
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(134 Votes)

3    tinklepad free movie sites    A    A-    
(80 Votes)

4    123movies free movie sites    A    A-    
(202 Votes)

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(97 Votes)

6    yesmovies free movie sites    A    B    
(93 Votes)

7    ice films free movie sites    B+    B+    
(40 Votes)

8    watch series free movie sites    B    B+    
(41 Votes)

9    Movie night free movie sites    B    C+    
(57 Votes)

10    losmovies free movie sites    C+    B    
(61 Votes)

11    movie watcher free movie sites    B-    C    
(14 Votes)

12    filmclub free movie sites    C    B-    
(14 Votes)

13    mooviemaniac free movie sites    C-    A-    
(13 Votes)

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(18 Votes)

15    popcorn time free movie sites    C-    B-    
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(17 Votes)

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(7 Votes)

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(15 Votes)

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(16 Votes)

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(28 Votes)

21    house movie free movie sites    C-    B    
(23 Votes)

22    123 netflix free movie sites    C-    C-    
(48 Votes)

23    prospice free movie sites    C-    C    
(36 Votes)

24    watchlist free movie sites    D    A    
(17 Votes)

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(24 Votes)

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Written descriptions on each of the top free streaming movie sites online. Find you favorite free movie sites below!
Best free and paid movie sites for streaming movies and tv shows online. Descriptions below.
Amazon is becoming the BEST place to watch movies and tv shows online. Now with a 30 day free trial for all new members, it is the BEST place to watch movies and tv shows. Home to many award winning tv shows and movies as well as HBO series, Amazon has the largest collection of streaming content online.
This is the best free streaming movie site online hands down. It get's updated every minute with all the hit streaming movies and TV shows and has loads of links to streaming movie links at each movie page. Everything is free and there is usually a few high quality links to watch free movies sites online.

We have two websites tied at #3 this month and both sites are deserving of their rankings. From the thousands of free movie sites on the internet, SolarMovie is honestly one of the best out there. It has everything you could hope for from a free movie site. Free high quality streaming movies and TV shows online. Who could ask for more? The only problem is that they have changed their URL a lot in their history. To stay up on all the changes, make sure to visit ButterBlog to see all the updates happening throughout the online streaming movie and TV show world.

A few years ago, this free movie site was easily in the top 3. It's still tied for 5th because it still get's updated super quick, but users are getting weary with the quality of new movies. Nonetheless, this is still a great site to check for new movies when they are released.

This movie website is more for streaming tv instead of movies, but it has both. The TV episodes are added really quickly and always include the highest quality available. This is a must visit website for any streaming tv fan. They also made the website super easy to navigate and include thumbnails for the recently updated tv shows so you can find the show you are looking for easily without downloading and signing up for anything.

Another great site that lets you watch free movie sites online. They don't have any TV shows, but they update their movies very quickly with high quality links. There are oftentimes 100's of links for each movie, so you should definitely be able to find a link that will work will for you.

One of the most popular free online movie sites out there, Movie4K is chalk full of links to every streaming movie imaginable. Not only that, it has dozens of links to different streaming video websites for each movie and TV show listed on the page and everything is completely free! They've also stood the test of time when it comes to free movie websites. They've changed domain names and switched hosts a few times in the last few years, but they are still holding up strong.

This site does a great job of updating the site with new links to movies just being released. They also provide plenty of links for each movie which makes it easier to find one that works for you. Unfortunately, the links cannot be rated or ranked by people so it makes it a bit tougher to find the best working link without going through all of them.

It wasn't that long ago that this free movie site made it's debut on the top 25 free movie sites list. It's been steadily been raising up the list to finally breaking the top 5 this month. It checked in at #12 last month, so this is quite the boost for this new movie website. It's really one of my favorite sites because it's just so darn easy to watch movies here. All you do is press play! No gimmicks, limited ads, and amazingly quick updates make this one of the best free movie sites out there.

A new redesign on the website in the late spring of 2016 boosts this site into the top 5. This free movie website has never looked better and it's never been easier to find the free movie you are looking for. Everything looks to be better at this free movie website. This could be one of the top free movie sites if it only updated quicker. The newest movies are usually not available until a couple weeks after release. Even though that can be pretty annoying, it's super wasy to enjoy all the other free movies they do have currently available...and there are some good ones!

Los Movies
Los Movies is one of our personal favorite websites out there. The design, quality and quantity of links, and updates are all above par. You can usually find a good quality copy of any new movie on this website as soon as it comes out. Check it out!

An awesome and easy to use free movie website that always has all the newest movies ready to stream. For practically any movie on this website, all you really need to do is press the play button on the movie poster icon and the movie page will immediately open up. From there just click play and start watching! This is a great website for any popular movie fan!

Film Club
This is one of the best designed sites on our top 25 list. However, it is not in English which can make it confusing for some people so it's hard to put it into the top 10.  Each movie has a large thumbnail which you can click on to watch the movie. From there just click on "Gledaj film" to watch the movie after a quick advertisement.

This is another great site where you can watch free movies pretty easily. It does a really good job at updating the website to make sure that the newest most popular movies are available and even better finds the best versions available so you don't have to. The design is easy enough to use, just click on the movie poster to watch your movie! There are also a variety of other sources available in the small chance you find non-working movie.

Popcorn Time
This isn't really a streaming movie site, it's more a torrent client, but it's too good of a source for free movies and tv shows not to include here. They do all the hard work, all you have to do is download the program to you computer. From the program you'll see a bunch of available movies and just click on them to start watching!

This is one of my favorite websites outside the top 10 sites. It's super easy to use and find the streaming movies on this site. Just click on the movie poster and then press play, it's that simple. In case you need to find another source, click on "streams" on the bottom of the video player and you'll see a bunch of other video hosts that are hosting the movie. Get it a try!

A great movie site that is very easy to use. I also really like that it shows you the quality of the stream right in each movie's thumbnail so you know what you are getting even before clicking on each movie page. Updates to the website are quick and fast so you'll should be able to find any new movie you are looking for.

A great new website that only lists HD movies so you know that you are going to watch high quality videos of all the movies listed. There are also a minimal amount of ads on the website so it's a pleasure to try to find the movie you are looking for.

Another newer site addition to this list, this site is really great at updating it's site with the newest movies available and finds at least a few links for each movie. You can tell that the owners of this website take great pride in finding the best links for today's hottest movies and it really shows with how easy it is to find a good link from this website.

Project Free TV
Perhaps the oldest website on this list that was on the original top 25 free movie site list back in 2007. Almost a decade later, this website is still serving up the goods daily. It has changed URL's in the past and perhaps even has new owners, but regardless, the website does a great job at find the best streaming tv links out there as quickly as possible.

It's no mistake that this is one of the top 25 streaming movie sites out there. House Movie has all the newest movies available pretty quickly. It also has a neat table under each movie that shows all the different links to other video sources as well as the quality type of each video. Makes it easy to find the perfect streaming video source.

This site used to be called StreamTuner and it is still one of the best places to find links to tv series and shows online. New episodes of different popular tv shows are updated soon after they air. Just click on the tv show poster and scroll down the the video player. You should be able to press play to start watching the video right away. In case you need another source, above the video player are tabs to different sources. Just click on those and press play!

Coke & Popcorn
One of my favorite tv series sites out there. It's been around for awhile and it's always done a great job of catalog the most popular tv shows and links to each episode. Perfect to binge watching any show you haven't watch yet!

A brand new addition to this list of the best free movie sites, Rainierland has a lot of promise. Currently it has great streaming video sources for all the newest blockbusters currently in the movies. Hopefully things continue and if things do, this site will be making it's way up this list in no time.

This site bills itself more as a search engine rather than a movie link website, but it does streaming movie links very well. It's so easy to start watching any movie you find on this website. Just click and start watching!

Last but not least is Phoenix Rising Cinema. This site does things a little different, but sometimes different is good too. This site has a lot of the older classics that are so hard to find. Browsing through all the movies is a blast from the past and I'm sure you'll find a bunch of movies you loved but have forgotten about. To make things even better, you know each movie will have a great video source so you can rest easy knowing you'll find a video you want to watch.

A great free tv site that makes it super easy to find the newest TV shows available online. Just click on the most recent episode link and you'll see all the episodes that have been updated on the website. Every day includes dozens  and dozens of new shows. Super easy and a great website for any streaming TV fan!

The top free movie stream websites

Find all the top 25 free movie sites on this list below. The top 25 free movie sites of 2017 by ranking.

    Amazon Prime Video
    Movie 4k
    Cool Movie Zone
    123 Movies
    Movie Night
    Los Movies
    Movie Watcher
    Film Club
    Moovie Manic
    Popcorn Time
    Video 2k
    Flix Break
    HD Flix
    I Wanna Watch
    Project Free TV
    House Movie
    Stream Tuner
    Coke & Popcorn
    Phoenix Rising Cinema

*Disclaimer* All or some of these free movie sites may be considered unlawful or in a "grey" area of the law in your respective country. Make sure you are abiding by your countries laws before perusing the websites above.
We've also included both tv and movie websites because current Netflix viewing habits suggest many people binge on a TV shows before watching a certain movie.

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