Captain America: Civil War To Break $1 Billion Mark Today

captain-america-civil-war-02082016On Wednesday, Captain America: Civil War became the #1 box office grossing film of 2016 when it hit $982 million. Add in Thursdays take and the total sits at $991 million, just $9 million shy of the $1 billion mark on it's 24th day of release. That breaks down to $314.3 million domestically and $676.7 million overseas.

As a studio, Marvel has produced 13 films in 8 years grossing over $10 billion dollars. The three Captain America films accounting for $2.1 billion of that. Civil War is the 4th Marvel movie to break the mark: Avengers ($1.518 billion), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1.405 billion) and Iron Man 3 ($1.215 billion).

Disney is having a pretty good year with 3 of the top 5 movies of the year so far with Zootopia in second place $974.9 million and The Jungle Book in fourth with $839.7 million. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is in third place with $870.2 million. Deadpool comes in fifth with $763 million

An interesting note, the above numbers are for global box office. Just looking at domestic the top five flip all around with Deadpool first, Zootopia second, Batman v Superman third, Jungle Book fourth and Civil War coming in fifth.

[Source: Box Office Mojo]

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.
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