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'Spider-Man: No Way Home' Becomes First Movie During COVID To Reach $1B

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — "Spider-Man: No Way Home" became the first movie to rake in over $1 billion globally during the coronavirus pandemic, Variety reported Monday.

Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man: No Way Home" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 13: Tom Holland attends Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man: No Way Home" Los Angeles Premiere on December 13, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

The movie reached the milestone in 12 days amid the surge of the Omicron COVID-19 variant.

The infectious variant is apparently not keeping movie-goers away. the movie is reportedly continuing to sell out in many theaters nationwide.

According to Variety, the film is tied with 2015's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" as the third-fastest film to reach the billion-dollar benchmark.

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