Captain America: Civil War smashes UK Box Office with a £14.03m opening weekend

By ·May 1, 2016 7:53 pm

The newest film from Marvel Studios, Captain America: Civil War, has blasted it’s way into the #1 spot at the UK Box Office after only being released 3 days ago. It’s grossed an estimated £14.30m during it’s opening weekend and has already out performed the first Captain America film!

We gave Captain America: Civil War a solid review with our reviewer Chris Hart concluding that:

“[Captain America:Civil War] is an undeniably huge, commendably ambitious, very fun and ultimately enormously exciting ride. Whether you’re an MCU fan or not, you’re certain to get a vast amount of enjoyment out of this film”

We’re not the only ones who’ve enjoyed the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it has been highly rated by critics and fans a like with Empire stating that it’s “The Best Marvel Studios movie yet”. It has also been performing well internationally, where it is #1 in pretty much every market it has opened it. Captain America: Civil War has already taken a whopping $200 million ahead of it’s release next week in the US.

Furthermore it has been a bumper weekend for Disney at the UK Box Office as they’ve take the 2nd and 3rd places with The Jungle Book and Zootropolis respectively.

About the film:

Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps—one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark’s surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability. Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” stars Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Frank Grillo and Martin Freeman, with William Hurt and Daniel Brühl. Anthony & Joe Russo are directing with Kevin Feige producing. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Patricia Whitcher, Nate Moore and Stan Lee are the executive producers. The screenplay is by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely.

Image Credits: Marvel Studios / Disney

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