Spider-Man swings onto box office records

Updated December 27 2021 - 2:46am, first published 2:44am
Tom Holland and Zendaya - a couple on and off the screen - star in Spider-Man: No Way Home.

The jury is still out on whether Spider-Man: No Way Home is a Christmas movie, but it certainly dominated the Christmas box office - becoming the first film of the COVID-19 pandemic to cross $US 1 billion ($A1.4 billion) in ticket sales, according to estimates from measurement firm Comscore.