Captain America Sequel Becomes Biggest April Blockbuster

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April 6, 2014 | 8:41pm EST

The critically-acclaimed Captain America sequel has shattered April box office records in America with a $96.2 million opening-weekend take.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier stormed theaters on Friday and has become the largest April debut on record.
Biblical epic Noah, which hit the top spot last week drops to a distant second with $17 million, and Divergent is third with a $13 million weekend.
Religious film God’s Not Dead and Wes Anderson’s comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel round out the new top five.
Meanwhile, Captain America: Winter Soldier has now netted over $303 million globally.