Written by Jude Terror
on Sunday, April 06 2014 and posted in News with Benefits
The movie has broken the record for April opening weekends.
The Hollywood Reporter is saying that Captain America: The Winter Soldier has brought in $96.2 million for it's opening weekend here in the United States, bringing its worldwide total up to $303.3 million. The total worldwide box office take for Captain America: The First Avenger was $370 million, so the sequel could top it by next weekend if all goes well. The movie has gotten great reviews so far, including from normally cynical sites like this one, and it's even beating The Dark Knight in audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes (with a 95% positive rating), though The Dark Knight still tops The Winter Soldier with critics, 94% to 88%. All in all, it looks like a big success for Marvel, though not everyone is pleased with the results.
"Oooooooooooooooooo it makes me so mad!" said Sam, an American fan of Captain America. Though Sam called the movie one of the "hootinist, tootinist, shootinist" movies he had ever seen, he went on to describe foreign moviegoers as "doggone long-eared galoots" and "lily-livered, bow-legged varmints" for both getting access to movie earlier than Americans and, so far, spending more money on it.
Sam told The Outhouse that he planned to purchase several additional tickets to the film in order to boost the U.S. gross, and he'll actually go and see it each time as well. "I paid my four bits for the picture, and I'm a-gonna watch the picture," he explained before jumping up and down and shooting firearms into the air.
With such dedicated fans and strong word of mouth, Captain America: The Winter Soldier looks to be headed for a great box office run, so we don't feel too bad about spoiling the movie for you and letting you know that the Winter Soldier is actually Robert Redford in a mask.
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About the Author - Jude Terror
Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. A certified trash eater ruining the pristine field of comics journalism with his sarcasm and goofiness, Jude Terror is secretly friendly and congenial, so if you've got a complaint, why not just bring it up to him instead of subtweeting like a jackass, jackass? You can find him on Twitter or try your luck with an email, but keep in mind that he is notoriously unreliable and may not get back to you right away. Unless you want to send him free stuff, in which case he'll get back to you immediately.
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