MANILA, May 2, 2016 – Box-office records fell as Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” opened to a historic P362-million in its first five days nationwide, capturing the crown for the Biggest Opening Weekend of All-Time (surpassing the P339.8-M of Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” last year).
This was announced today by a spokesman of Walt Disney Studios which distributed the film through Columbia Pictures.
Arriving in 623 screens, the battle royale between Team Cap and Team Iron Man was met with unanimously positive reactions from fans and movie critics. They singled out the film’s alternating serious and light tone, compelling story, well-defined characters who each gets to shine, and successful introductions of Black Panther and the new Spider-Man into the Avengers assembly.
Other notable records that got shattered by “Civil War” are:
– Biggest Thursday of All-Time at P52.23-M (beating “Avengers: Age of Ultron’s” P50.1-M)
– Biggest Non-Holiday Friday of All-Time at…
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