Captain America: Civil War opened up in theaters across the country this weekend. The movie is not only a financial success it introduces two new characters to the Marvel Universe. Spider-Man and The Black Panther have become instant fan favorites after this weekends opening.

Civil War has grossed $181 million in its first domestic weekend. To compare that to the original Captain America that was released in 2011 only grossed $176 million in its first weekend. The movie is also the 5th highest domestic opening easily topping Iron Man 3- $174 million.

Top Opening Weekends Overall

  1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens – $248 million
  2. Jurassic World – $208┬ámillion
  3. The Avengers – 207 million
  4. The Avengers: Age of Ultron – 191 million
  5. Captain America: Civil War – 181 million

Since Captain America was released a week earlier in foreign locations, the movie already sits at the 5th highest grossing movie of 2016 in the world. It currently has grossed $ 678 million in the world market. It’s easy to say that Civil War will reach that $1 billion mark with no problems. If you haven’t seen the new Captain America move check out our spoiler free review here. Also let us know how you felt about the movie in the comment section below.

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