With great box-office returns comes great responsibility ... The latest redux of the Marvel comic-book hero, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, brought in $140 million over its six-day debut. Sony’s $220 million 3-D flick brought in more than $340 million worldwide after two weekends of international release. Although the last three Tobey Maguire installments brought in slightly more each opening week than The Amazing Spider-Man did, its healthy figures will open doors for more successful Spidey sequels in the future. In second place at the box office this weekend was Ted, dropping 40 percent to $32.6 million, followed by Disney-Pixar’s Brave, at just over $20 million.
‘SPIDEY’ SCORES Sony Pictures