Wonder Woman breaks USA box office record for film by female director

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It also already passed the opening weekend earning of Hemsworth's Thor which, according to Box Office Mojo, was able to reach $65.7 million in the U.S.in 2011.

Opening over the weekend, "Wonder Woman" outperformed estimations of $80 million to $90 million and brought in $100.5 million in the USA and Canada. It also represents the first time DC has been ahead of the curve compared to its Marvel competitors, whose own female-led comic book film doesn't release until 2019, with the Brie Larson-led Captain Marvel.

The Avengers director Joss Whedon tweeted out his praise for the movie, calling it a "goddamn delight".

“Wonder Woman, ” though, pushed the weeks box office up 30 percent over the same week a year ago, according to comScore. "Wonder Woman is a woman for our time, and her message and the tone that Patty Jenkins set forth connects with now". "They ask me, 'Who would win: Wonder Woman or Thor?' And I think it's Wonder Woman", Gadot says.

But let's be honest - his "Wonder Woman" cameo is a lot cooler.

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Priyanka Chopra's Hollywood debut Baywatch gave Gal Gadot's superhero movie, Wonder Woman, a hard competition at the Indian box office in their first weekend.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Jenkins revealed that the Amazonian princess will be heading stateside for Wonder Woman 2. This makes Patty Jenkins the most successful female director and Wonder Woman the most successful female-directed movie. "I think on this movie, all of us got it right".

"On close-up I looked very much like Wonder Woman", the 31-year-old actress said. The total domestic collections stand at $114.6 million whereas internationally, the film made $73.8 million, pushing the movie to the $500 mark.

"Wonder Woman" stars Gal Gadot as the iconic superhero, alongside Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, Lucy Davis, and David Thewlis. "It might be a $10 million movie or it might be $200 million movie".

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