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'Captain America' adds $72.6 million

Published:Wednesday | May 18, 2016 | 12:00 AM
Team Iron Man and Team Captain America face off in 'Captain America: Civil War'.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: Civil War continued to flex its muscles in its second weekend in theaters, earning a box office-topping US$72.6 million, according to actual sales figures reported by the studios on Monday. The superhero showdown has now earned US$296 million in North America.

Civil War easily beat the star-studded new opener, Money Monster, which opened in third place behind The Jungle Book, with US$14.8 million. Even with big names like Julia Roberts and George Clooney, though, Money Monster cost only US$27 million to produce.

The micro budget horror movie, The Darkness, debuted in fourth place with US$5 million.

Here are the top 10 movies at US, and Canadian theatres Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theatre locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by comScore:

1. Captain America: Civil War, Disney, US$72,637,142, 4,226 locations, US$17,188 average, US$295,966,220, two weeks.

2. The Jungle Book, Disney, US$17,115,708, 3,970 locations, US$4,311 average, US$311,111,818, five weeks.

3. Money Monster, Sony, US$14,788,157, 3,104 locations, US$4,764 average, US$14,788,157, one week.

4. The Darkness, High Top Releasing, US$4,950,859, 1,755 locations, US$2,821 average, US$4,950,859, one week.

5. Mother's Day, Open Road, US$3,287,342, 3,291 locations, US$999 average, US$28,785,462, three weeks.

6. Zootopia, Disney, US$2,825,734, 1,935 locations, US$1,460 average, US$331,840,173, 11 weeks.

7. The Huntsman: Winter's War, Universal, US$2,629,825, 2,518 locations, US$1,044 average, US$44,589,075, four weeks.

8. Keanu, Warner Bros, US$1,924,383, 2,120 locations, US$908 average, US$18,636,886, three weeks.

9. Barbershop: The Next Cut, Warner Bros, US$1,668,455, 1,333 locations, US$1,252 average, US$51,349,157, five weeks.

10. The Boss, Universal, US$1,197,715, 1,350 locations, US$887 average, US$61,159,415, six weeks.

- AP