Sony's Spider-Man Universe

shared fictional universe

Sony's Spider-Man Universe (SSU) is an American media franchise. It is set in a fictional universe with the setting of several superhero movies and television shows made by Sony, based on characters by Marvel Comics.

Sony's Spider-Man Universe
Based onMarvel Comics
Produced by
StarringSee below
Production
companies
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing
Release date
2018–present
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
BudgetTotal (4 films):
$365–389 million
Box officeTotal (4 films):
$1.630 billion

The franchise's movies that have released are Venom (2018), Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021), Morbius (2022), and Madame Web (2024). Venom: The Last Dance and Kraven the Hunter will release in 2024.

Movies

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Released films of Sony's Spider-Man Universe
Movie U.S. release date Director Screenwriter(s) Producers Status
Venom October 5, 2018 (2018-10-05) Ruben Fleischer[1] Jeff Pinkner & Scott Rosenberg and Kelly Marcel[2][3] Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach, and Amy Pascal[1] Released
Venom: Let There Be Carnage October 1, 2021 (2021-10-01) Andy Serkis[4] Kelly Marcel[5] Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach, Amy Pascal, Kelly Marcel, Tom Hardy, and Hutch Parker[6]
Morbius April 1, 2022 (2022-04-01) Daniel Espinosa[7] Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless[8] Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach, and Lucas Foster[7]
Madame Web February 14, 2024 (2024-02-14) S. J. Clarkson[9] Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless and Claire Parker & S. J. Clarkson[10] Lorenzo di Bonaventura[11]
Venom: The Last Dance October 25, 2024[12] Kelly Marcel[13] Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach, Amy Pascal, Kelly Marcel, Tom Hardy, and Hutch Parker[13] Post-production
Kraven the Hunter December 13, 2024[14] J. C. Chandor[15] Art Marcum & Matt Holloway and Richard Wenk[15] Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach, and David Householter[16]

Reception

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Box-office performance

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Movie U.S. release date Box office gross All-time ranking Budget Ref.
U.S. and
Canada
Other territories Worldwide U.S. and Canada Worldwide
Venom October 5, 2018 (2018-10-05) $213,515,506 $642,569,645 $856,085,151 192 76 $100–116 million [17][18][19]
Venom: Let There Be Carnage October 1, 2021 (2021-10-01) $213,550,366 $293,313,226 $506,863,592 191 222 $110 million [20][21]
Morbius April 1, 2022 (2022-04-01) $73,865,530 $93,595,431 $167,460,961 1,898 1,652 $75–83 million [22][23]
Madame Web February 14, 2024 (2024-02-14) $43,817,106 $56,481,711 $100,298,817 2,120 1,856 $80 million [24][25]
Total $544,748,508 $1,085,960,013 $1,630,708,885 $365389 million

Critical and public response

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Movie Critical Public
Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic CinemaScore PostTrak
Venom 30% (365 reviews)[26] 35 (46 reviews)[27] B+[28] 80%[28]
Venom: Let There Be Carnage 57% (281 reviews)[29] 49 (48 reviews)[30] B+[31] 76%[31]
Morbius 15% (283 reviews)[32] 35 (55 reviews)[33] C+[23] 62%[23]
Madame Web 12% (238 reviews)[34] 26 (51 reviews)[35] C+[36] 54%[36]

References

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