Captain America 2 Tops Box Office Home and Abroad

The US box office saw last week end with Captain America still taking its place at the top of the box office. This remarkable feat has lasted 21 days now, with captain America 2 still ranking #1 as it tops box office at home and abroad.

The US box office saw the week-end with Captain America still taking its place at the top of the box office. This remarkable feat has lasted 21 days now, with Captain America 2 still ranking #1 as it tops box office at home and abroad.

Estimation carried out so far had shown an additional increase by $26 million for Captain America: The winter Soldier. The marvel studio production is a super hero American film produced in 2014. “The upshot of Captain America: the First Avenger. The film continued to star prominent actors like Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan and Samuel L. Jackson.

Before the official release of the film earlier this year, most movie lovers had already had a general awareness of its emergence since April 2011. When both Screenwriters Christopher Marhus and Stephen Mcfeely made the public declaration that writing for a sequel for Marvel Studios had already begun at that time.

The film The Winter Soldier comes as a remembrance of World War II, but this time in an actual modern setting.  Despite receiving wide criticisms, the film continues to claim success  worldwide. Edging out Rio 2, to claim the top spot, Captain America: The winter Soldier has amassed a gross  revenue of about $586 million worldwide since its premiere in Los Angeles on March 13.

The outstanding movie has not only topped charts in US but in foreign lands as well. For instance, Captain America: The Winter Soldier has recently being spotted on the top of the Chinese box office. It is currently holding on to the position for the past two weeks as well. The consequence of this dominant act, comes with an added revenue of $42 million, which brings its total take home to $80 million. This dominant feat had been achieved by its prequel Captain America: The first Avenger in 2011 when it made a total of $193 million. However, the sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier has made a total of $207 million from various studios worldwide. In this view, captain America 2 tops box office at home and abroad

In just the space of days of its release, The Winter Soldier has proven to be the topmost revenue earning imported film of the year on the Chinese soil. The film made a 56 percent take of the total $75 million from the box this weekend.

As the same with the US Box Office fixtures, Rio 2 the animated family favorite sequel follows at the second place with an added revenue of $11 million with other films like The Truth About Beauty and Mr. Peabody & Sherman followed consecutively on the foreign chart, earning $5.6 million and $3.2 million respectively. The Legend of Hercules, made $2.4 million bringing the sum total of earning made to $64 million from first to fifth which are the highest earning films in the East Asian mainland of China.

The American superhero film is presently being showcased on over 40 percent of film viewing centres in China. As Captain America 2 tops box office at home and abroad, it provides Chris Evans with an awesome level of foreign popularity at the current helm of his career since 2012.

By Obed Uche

Sources:
LA Times
The Guardian
The Standard
ABC News

One Response to "Captain America 2 Tops Box Office Home and Abroad"

  1. Roger Tyson   April 21, 2014 at 9:46 am

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