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Saturday, May 21, 2016

"Captain America: Civil War" Passes $1 Billion at the Global Box Office


via Comic Book Resources

"Captain America Civil War" has yet another milestone under its belt, as the film has crossed the $1 billion threshold at the worldwide box office.

RELATED: "Captain America: Civil War" Now the No. 1 Movie of 2016 at the Global Box Office

According to Variety, the Disney-Marvel hit earned a $314 million gross from domestic theaters and $677 million from overseas theaters as of Thursday -- for a $990 million total -- and was projected to have crossed the $1 billion threshold from theaters on Friday.

"Civil War" is the fourth film to hit the $1 billion milestone, after 2012's "The Avengers" ($1.518 billion), 2013's "Iron Man 3" ($1.215 billion) and 2015's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" ($1.405 billion).

The "Captain America" sequel is the 25th highest-grossing film ever, and the most successful film of 2016. Its box office power has pushed Marvel Studios past $10 billion at the worldwide box office.

RELATED: "Captain America: Civil War" Passes $300m at Domestic Box Office

Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo and starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan and more, "Captain America: Civil War" is currently in theaters.

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