A movie just broke exactly the same record of many other movies before it, and for exactly the same reason: copyright abuse.
The article titled How ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Wrecked Hollywood explains very well one huge and ridiculous internal contradiction in today’s movie industry:
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_“He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future.” George Orwell, 1984_