Spider-Man: No Way Home is one of the most anticipated films of the year, as evidenced by the demand for the film, which apparently crashed several theater websites.
Advance booking offices began offering Spider-Man: No way home Tickets at midnight on November 29, but while some early customers got their tickets easily, the ticket sales sites soon began to struggle. Corresponding comicbook.com, Theater websites crashed in minutes, with AMC, Regal and Fandango succumbing to demand. Alamo Drafthouse soon followed suit, and most of the other ticket and cinema websites were struggling to keep up.
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Although most eventually got back online, websites are still struggling with high traffic, with AMC adding a queuing system to handle the influx of customers, for example.
It might be annoying to customers, but the demand for Spider-Man: No Way Home is encouraging when it comes to the box office. The film industry hasn’t seen this kind of demand since 2019, with the release of Avengers: Endgame and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Now it looks like the demand for Spider-Man: No Way Home could rival that of pre-pandemic films. And that could mean the latest Spidey flick is heading for a very strong opening price.
According to a survey by Marcus Theater, Spider-Man: No Way Home is the most anticipated film of the 2021 holiday season. 63% of people call the upcoming superhero movie a must see. “The holidays are here and going to the theater is an annual tradition for so many families,” said Rolando Rodriguez, CEO of Marcus Theaters.
In fact, an overwhelming 97% of respondents said they planned to go to a movie theater by January 1st. It’s no surprise, especially this year, as it’s incredibly important to get back in touch and films bring us together. ” In addition, the film board is as strong as ever. ”
Spider-Man: No Way Home saw a huge surge in interest after that the release of the official trailer, with fans excited to see the reveal of former Spider-Men, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire. Regrettably, Marvel still won’t confirm it whether they appear in the film.
Ryan Leston is an entertainment writer and film critic for IGN. You can follow him Twitter.