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):
- Captain America: Civil War — $981.9 million
- Zootopia — $971.3 million
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice — $870.1 million
- The Jungle Book — $831 million
- 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.