Captain America flies to $940 million, the Marvel Cinematic Universe to $10 billion!
With Captain America: Civil War’s estimated worldwide total surpassing $940 million, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has reached the $10 billion mark from 13 films over the course of nine years!
Captain America: Civil War added $72.6 million domestically and $84.2 million internationally for a global weekend of $156.8 million. The Anthony and Joe Russo-directed film surpassed the $800 million and $900 million marks this weekend to overtake the global totals of Spider-Man, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Spider-Man 3 and land as the #6 highest-grossing superhero movie of all-time. With $296 million domestically and $645 million internationally, it’s the #2 film of the year globally with $940.9 million and the #1 film of the year internationally after 19 days of release and the #5 release of the year domestically after 10 days.
Globally, IMAX screens grossed $10.9 million for the weekend reaching a $63.7 million total. In North America, 379 IMAX screens grossed $5 million for the weekend for a $24.5 million sum. Eight of the top 10 grossing locations were IMAX engagements. Internationally, IMAX grossed $6 million for the weekend on 576 screens for a $39.5 million total.
The domestic gross of $296 million has already surpassed the lifetime totals of Captain America ($177 million), Ant-Man ($180 million), Thor ($181 million), Thor: The Dark World ($206 million) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($260 million).
With an international total to date of $645 million, Captain America: Civil War now stands as the fourth-highest grossing superhero movie of all-time internationally, behind only Avengers: Age of Ultron ($946 million), The Avengers ($895 million) and Iron Man 3 ($806 million).
With a global total to date of $941 million, Captain America: Civil War now stands as the sixth-highest grossing superhero movie of all-time globally, behind only The Avengers ($1.518 billion), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1.405 billion), Iron Man 3 ($1.215 billion), The Dark Knight Rises ($1.085 billion) and The Dark Knight ($1.005 billion).
The Marvel release received an A CinemaScore from audiences and cost $250 million to make before marketing expenses.
Here are the results from the key international territories so far:
Hong Kong $14.4M
Captain America: Civil War features the return of Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America, this time joined by Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, Paul Bettany as The Vision, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye and Don Cheadle as Jim Rhodes/War Machine. Sebastian Stan is also back as Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier alongside Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa / Black Panther, Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter / Agent 13, Daniel Brühl as Baron Helmut Zemo, Frank Grillo as Brock Rumlow / Crossbones, William Hurt as General Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross, Paul Rudd as Scott Lang / Ant-Man, and Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man.