"Captain Marvel," the first MCU movie with a female lead character, had a heroic opening weekend.

The film, starring Brie Larson, brought in $153 in North America and $302 million internationally. That's an estimated global opening weekend of $455 million, the sixth highest global debut of all time.

"Captain Marvel" currently has the 18th biggest domestic opening weekend of all time. It's the best debut for a standalone superhero film since Marvel’s "Black Panther," which opened with $202 million in 2018.

The film performed well above studio projections of $125 million and blew away the previous top-opener for the year, "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World," which pulled in $55 million on Feb. 22-24.

While Rotten Tomatoes had to change its audience rating system because of online trolls, audiences who actually saw the film gave it an "A" CinemaScore.

In its third weekend, "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" took in less than one-tenth of "Captain Marvel" to place second.

Here are the top 10 estimates for March 8-10, 2019

1. "Captain Marvel," $153,000,000
2. "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World," $14,696,000
3. "Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral," $12,050,000
4. "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part," $3,825,000
5. "Alita: Battle Angel," $3,200,000
6. "Green Book," $2,488,000
7. "Isn’t It Romantic," $2,410,000
8. "Fighting With My Family," $2,188,868
9. "Greta," $2,161,000
10. "Apollo 11," $1,301,000

[Via Variety]