In the Philippines, Brazil, and Mexico, Civil War broke the record for the all-time biggest film debut, scoring $7.5 million, $12.3 million, and $20.6 million, respectively.
Here’s a synopsis: Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity.
While we stateside folks don’t get to see Joe and Anthony Russo’s epic superhero smackdown until next week, Captain America: Civil War is already dominating the box office overseas where it’s taking over the #1 spot from Disney’s previous reigning champ The Jungle Book. It also brings Marvel heroes like Black Panther and Spider-Man into the fold.
Earlier today, the official Marvel Twitter account posted the following video featuring Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. arguing over whose character is superior.
Captain America: Civil War battle in theaters on May 6th.
Age of Ultron now stands as the highest-grossing global superhero movie of all time, with an worldwide total of $946.4 million. The film has only opened in 63% of the global marketplace so far.
This year’s other superhero showdown from DC, which starred Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, made $166.1 million at its U.S. opening, and has since failed to break the golden $1 billion (£684 million) line. In addition to the North American release, next weekend sees openings in all the remaining global markets, including Italy (May 4), Russia (May 5), Argentina (May 5) and China (May 6), as well as Croatia, Czech Rep, Greece, Hungary, Lebanon, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Poland, Turkey, New Zealand, India, Trinidad and Uruguay. Namely, Iron Man and more are showing up in Civil War.