‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ opened with a record-breaking April weekend, according to industry figures reported by Box Office Mojo on Monday.
The Marvel superhero sequel grossed million in ticket sales from Friday to Sunday, easily besting the 2011 original, which debuted with million.
Last weekend’s No. 1 movie, the biblical epic ‘Noah’ starring Russell Crowe, dropped to No. 2 in its second weekend, earning million for a total of .3 million since opening March 28.
Dystopian young adult novel adaptation ‘Divergent’ dropped one spot to No. 3 in its third weekend, earning .9 million for a total of 4 million since opening March 21.
‘God’s Not Dead’ continued its strong run in theaters, climbing one spot to No. 4 in its third weekend. The Christian drama earned .7 million for a total of .5 million since opening March 21.
'Muppets Most Wanted' fell two spots to No. 5 in its third weekend, earning .1 million for a total of million since opening March 21.
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