Captain America: Civil War and Jungle Book nearing $800 million
Captain America: Civil War earned $8.1 million domestically and $14.2 million internationally on Thursday for a global total of $22.3 million for the day. The Anthony and Joe Russo-directed movie has reached $223.3 million in North America and $564.9 million overseas for a worldwide total of $788.2 million. It will cross the $800 million mark at the global box office today.
The Marvel release received an A CinemaScore from audiences and cost $250 million to make before marketing expenses.
Here are the results from the key international territories so far:
Hong Kong $13.2M
Captain America: Civil War features the return of Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America, this time joined by Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, Paul Bettany as The Vision, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye and Don Cheadle as Jim Rhodes/War Machine. Sebastian Stan is also back as Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier alongside Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa / Black Panther, Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter / Agent 13, Daniel Brühl as Baron Helmut Zemo, Frank Grillo as Brock Rumlow / Crossbones, William Hurt as General Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross, Paul Rudd as Scott Lang / Ant-Man, and Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man.
Disney’s other major hit, The Jungle Book, surpassed $500 million internationally yesterday and today is expected to join Zootopia and Captain America: Civil War as the third Disney release of 2016 to cross the $800 million mark globally. The Jungle Book will reach the $300 million threshold domestically this weekend. The Jungle Book has earned $294 million domestically and $501 million internationally for a worldwide total of $795 million.