Columbia Pictures’s The Angry Birds Movie took over the worldwide box office this weekend with $94 million. Animated by Sony Pictures Imageworks, the 3D-animated film earned an estimated $39 million in its opening weekend in 3,932 North American theaters, for an average of $9,919 per theater. The film started its international rollout on May 11 and its worldwide total is now $150 million.
Captain America: Civil War added $72.6 million domestically and $84.2 million internationally for a global weekend of $156.8 million. The Anthony and Joe Russo-directed film surpassed the $800 million and $900 million marks this weekend to overtake the global totals of Spider-Man, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Spider-Man 3 and land as the #6 highest-grossing superhero movie of all-time.
Captain America: Civil War opened this weekend in North America to an estimated $181.8 million, the fifth-highest domestic opening in industry history. Marvel Studios now has four of the top six openings of all time.
Captain America: Civil War has launched internationally to an estimated $200.2 million from 37 territories (63% of the international marketplace), playing narrowly behind Avengers: Age of Ultron (about 5% behind) and setting multiple records, including all-time industry opening weekends in Brazil, Mexico and the Philippines.
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As Captain America: Civil War prepares for its Hollywood premiere next Tuesday, April 12, Walt Disney Pictures has revealed that two additional actors are part of the film’s cast. Both Jim Rash (Community, The Way, Way Back) and Alfre Woodard (Desperate Housewives, True Blood) are listed on the studio’s premiere announcement.