Record Breaking Batman V Superman Debuts at $170 Million

Record Breaking Batman V Superman Debuts at $170 Million
There was a lot riding on Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. The film marked the debut of Ben Affleck’s Batman and the second outing of Henry Cavill’s Superman. It also serves as the cornerstone of the DC Extended Universe. There is already has a full slate of films planned out all the way up to 2020, including Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman, and Justice League. So when largely mixed to negative reviews started coming out, the studio and director Zack Snyder panicked a bit. Batman V Superman has had audiences flocking to the theaters all weekend, grossing $82 million in its opening day alone. Now estimates are in for the weekend, and it looks like there were plenty of people in the stands for Batman and Superman’s gladiator match.

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