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"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" Had a Record-Breaking Weekend

"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" had the best April opening at the box office EVER.  It brought in $96.2 million in its first three days of release, which is $30 million more than the first "Captain America" movie . . . as well as the biggest opening weekend so far this year.

 

 

("Fast Five". was the previous April record-holder, with $86 million in 2011.)

 

 

And worldwide, it's done even BETTER.  It was released a week earlier in foreign markets, and in those 10 days, it's made more than $207 million.  To put that in perspective, the ENTIRE foreign run of the first "Captain America" only brought in $194 million.  Here are this week's Top 10 movies:

 

 

1.  (NEW)  "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", $96.2 million.

 

2.  "Noah", $17 million.  Up to $72.3 million in its 2nd week.

 

3.  "Divergent", $13 million.  Up to $114 million in its 3rd week. 

 

4.  "God's Not Dead", $7.7 million.  Up to $32.5 million in its 3rd week.

 

5.  "The Grand Budapest Hotel", $6.3 million.  Up to $33.4 million in its 5th week.   

 

6.  "Muppets Most Wanted", $6.3 million.  Up to $42.1 million in its 3rd week.   

 

7.  "Mr. Peabody & Sherman", $5.3 million.  Up to $102 million in its 5th week.    

 

8.  "Sabotage", $1.9 million.  Up to $8.8 million in its 2nd week.

 

9.  "Need for Speed", $1.8 million.  Up to $40.8 million in its 4th week.

 

10.  "Non-Stop", $1.8 million.  Up to $88.1 million in its 6th week.

 

 

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