By Mandela Wells
Disney can chalk up yet another hit to their set of releases this year. The Marvel film “Captain America: Civil War” has officially grossed in $181.8 million in Box Office sales this past weekend. With these highly impressive numbers, “Captain America: Civil War” has earned the title of 5th highest grossing debut in movie history.
This film, “Zootopia” and “The Jungle Book” have all been major hits for Disney in the first 5 months of the year after a not so great start with January’s “The Finest Hours.“
The third “Captain America” film has also grossed $496.6 million internationally.
“Captain America: Civil War” sees Captain America/Steve Rodgers on opposing sides from his Avengers teammate Iron Man/Tony Stark. Both have different opinions on a new superhero document that implements government supervision on superheroes. There tension and conflicts also effects the other avengers, a newly reformed Bucky “The Winter Soldier” Barnes, and newcomers Black Panther and Spider-Man. This all leads to an all out civil war between Team Iron Man and Team Captain America.
Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johannson, Anthony Mackie, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olson, Paul Bettany, Chadwick Boseman, Don Cheadle, Sebastian Stan, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland, Frank Grillo, William Hurt and Daniel Bruhl all star in the picture. It is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and is in theaters right now
image by James Ewart (http://moviepilot.com/posts/3766872)