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  • Shazam looks to be a hit, but how does its box office compare to the DCEU? 1 / 9

  • The movie opened with $159.1 million worldwide. 2 / 9

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  • That is the lowest debut in the short history of the DCEU (7 movies). 3 / 9

  • Ironically, disappointments like Justice League made more in their first weekends. 4 / 9

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  • That's because they featured popular heroes like Batman and Superman, so there was more hype. 5 / 9

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  • Though Shazam was well-received critically, the character isn't as recognizable. 6 / 9

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  • Still, this doesn't mean Shazam is a failure by any means. 7 / 9

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  • Its low budget meant it never needed to break records to be profitable. 8 / 9

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