Captain America: Civil War Is Now 2016's Biggest Movie, Passing Zootopia

There is a new top-grossing movie of 2016: Captain America: Civil War.

With $981.9 million globally, Disney’s superhero action movie pulled past another Disney film, Zootopia ($971.3 million), this week to become the highest-grossing movie this year (via Entertainment Weekly).

Disney is having a big year. Three of the top five highest-grossing global movies this year come from the House of Mouse; the other is The Jungle Book, which has pulled in $831 million.

The top five highest-grossing global films of 2016 are (according to Box Office Mojo):

  1. Captain America: Civil War — $981.9 million
  2. Zootopia — $971.3 million
  3. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice — $870.1 million
  4. The Jungle Book — $831 million
  5. Deadpool — $762.9 million

When looking only at the domestic box office, Civil War is not faring as well, as it is the No. 5 movie this year, behind The Jungle Book, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Zootopia, and Deadpool.

Civil War‘s big success has pushed the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe past $10 billion across 13 films in nine years. The movie opened at the end of April internationally and on May 6 in the US.

For more on Civil War, check out GameSpot’s review.

Source: Gamespot.com