Movie crosses $500M global box office

'Ant Man' brought in $86.4M in China, after 12 days of release.

Marvel's superhero Ant-Man plays big for the silver screen

Marvel's has crossed the $500M worldwide box office mark.

The movie achieved hit the half a billion mark after grossing $86.4M in China, 12 days after release.

The movie which kicked off with a  $57m debut, has earned $179m in the domestic box office.

Ant-Man is also currently Walt Disney's fourth film to cross $500m worldwide in 2015.

Currently the ninth highest-grossing domestic film of the year, 'Ant Man' is the ninth Marvel Cinematic Universe movie to top $500m

Ant-Man is now the 22nd highest-grossing comic book movie of all time, ahead of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles', 3'00', and 'Thor.'

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Directed by Peyton Reed, the movie starred Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly and Corey Stoll.

Earlier this month, Marvel announced an 'Ant-Man' sequel. China is the film’s top foreign market, followed by the UK, Korea, Mexico and France.

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