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'Captain America' obliterates the competition

With a Friday bow of $37 million, Disney-Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” not only obliterated its competition, but April domestic daily records reports Variety.The sequel is set to also break the weekend record for the highest-grossing April Stateside opening with $95 to upwards of $100 million this weekend. This could put the superhero pic almost $14 million above the previous April record of $86.2 million set by Universal’s “Fast Five” in 2011. “Fast Five” also held the April day record of $34 million.“Winter Soldier,” which earned a whopping $10.2 million from Thursday night shows, is also on track to top the original “Captain America,” which launched to $65 million three years ago. “The First Avenger” ultimately earned almost $371 million worldwide (about $177 million Stateside).At this rate, “Winter Soldier” could be the most successful Marvel film after the “Iron Man” franchise and “The Avengers.” So far, every Marvel sequel has skyrocketed past its predecessor. “I...

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