Captain America: Civil War Off to Great Start with $14.9 Million
While the film doesn’t start to role out in the United States until May 5, Captain America: Civil War opened Wednesday in 15 territories with $14.9 million so far. That’s just behind Avengers: Age of Ultron last year.
The film earned $2.4 million in France, $1.1 million in Hong Kong, $1.5 million in the Philippines, $4.3 million in South Korea, $1.4 million in Taiwan, and $1.1 million in Thailand. The film earned the top opening day in 2016 so far in France.
When the weekend is up the film will have opened in 63% of the foreign marketplace and is expected to earn about $200 million overseas. Avengers: Age of Ultron earned $201.2 million in 44 markets when it opened.
Avengers: Age of Ultron went on to earn $1.4 billion, while Captain America: The First Avenger earned $370.6 million and Captain America: The Winter Soldier earned $714.4 million. On average the Marvel Cinematic films have earned $757 million worldwide during their theatrical runs.