Captain America: Civil War Tops Mother's Day Box Office With $181 Million Opening

Posted on May 8, 2016

Captain America holding his shield in Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War opened huge over the Mother's Day weekend. It made $181 million, which is the fifth biggest box office opening in history. This is much bigger than the $95 million opening for Captain America: The Winter Soldier in April 2014. It is also bigger than the $166 million opening for Batman v Superman. Civil War has already made a total of $678 million worldwide. It has an A CinemaScore.

Civil War was followed by The Jungle Book which made $21 million during its fourth weekend in theaters. It has now made $284 million gross in the U.S. Mother's Day finished third and climbed 7% thanks to the holiday it is named after. Despite the climb the film has still only made $20 million after two weekends.

The Huntsman: Winter's War finished fourth. It plunged 62.8% from the previous weekend and has made just $40 million after three weekends in theaters. The Hunstman was followed by Keanu, Barbershop: The Next Cut, Zootopia, The Boss and Rachet & Clark.

Captain America: Civil War could easily reign for another weekend. It will face openings from Money Monster, The Darkness, Love & Friendship and The Lobster this coming weekend.

Photo: Marvel

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