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'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Breaks Box Office Record for April with $96 Million Opening!

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Breaks Box Office Record for April with $96 Million Opening!

Captain America: The Winter Soldier smashed this weekend’s box office with a whopping $96 million opening domestically and $303.3 million globally!

According to THR, the superhero sequel, starring Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, and Scarlett Johansson, grossed $37 million from 3,938 theaters on Friday, the biggest day ever for the month of April.

Coming in at No. 2 was Noah, which fell 60 percent to $17 million. The films stars Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Logan Lerman, and Emma Watson.

Taking the third spot was Shailene Woodley and Theo JamesDivergent, bringing in $13 million and pushing its domestic total to $114 million.

Rounding out the top five were the Christian film God’s Not Dead and The Grand Budapest Hotel, which brought in $7.7 million and $6.3 million, respectively.

Meanwhile, Lars von Trier‘s Nymphomaniac: Vol. 2 seemingly bombed with a $75,000 debut from 30 theaters.

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9 Responses to “'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Breaks Box Office Record for April with $96 Million Opening!”

  1. 1
    Lisa Says:

    The film is brilliant.

  2. 2
    Imzadi Says:

    Well done. It’s a great movie.

  3. 3
    Janire Says:

    Good!

  4. 4
    Finally! Says:

    Something worth seeing this year.

  5. 5
    DJD Says:

    can’t wait to see the other NINE films. it really is true – America is full of idiots and will watch anything in theaters.

  6. 6
    DJD Says:

    you guys need to get some new ideas. this unoriginal crap I would say can’t fly, but then this comments section shows you don’t need to be intelligent to be a moviegoer.

  7. 7
    Jaye Says:

    I really didn’t think I’d like the first Captain American, he wasn’t exactly my favorite hero, but I liked it. Glad the sequel is doing so well. I wouldn’t call it brilliant, but it was a fun ride. It’s not suppose to be Shakespeare.
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    DJD @ 04/06/2014 at 4:08 pm #5 and #6

    These films typically do better internationally. As an anti-American rant, that’s fairly weak.

  8. 8
    whatever ! Says:

    @DJD: do you know what the word entertainment means ? . Some people love movies ….. i’m a total cinephile but that doesn’t mean i can’t enjoy some fun , popcorn flick and Cpt .America was that …. FUN .. just like Ironman . avengers etc… comic book movies and if done well they will entertain … isn’t that the whole purpose of going to the movies ? If you don’t like them .. meh .. don’t see them , but don’t insult others just because they want to have fun watching a movie > Lighten up ..Dude !!!!

  9. 9
    Amy Says:

    Yup movie is awesome !!! Chris evans is outstanding.

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