Captain America: The Winter Soldier crosses $700 million worldwide

FZ-20270_RIt may have just lost first place to Godzilla when it comes to the biggest domestic opening of 2014, but Marvel Studios has plenty to celebrate this weekend with Captain America: The Winter Soldier crossing the $700 million mark at the global box office.

The Phase Two sequel is only the third Marvel Studios release to do so after The Avengers and Iron Man 3, and currently sits on a hefty $703,427,000, making it the highest-earner of the year so far. However, rival superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is hot on its tail, having amassed $633 million itself, and if it can rack up a few more ticket sales before the arrival of X-Men: Days of Future Past this week then you’d have to imagine Cap will find himself second to the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man before too long.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo (Community) and sees Marvel veterans Chris Evans (Captain America), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Sebastian Stan (Winter Soldier), Cobie Smulders (Agent Maria Hill), Hayley Atwell (Peggy Carter), Toby Jones (Arnim Zola) and Maximiliano Hernandez (Agent Jasper Sitwell) starring alongside MCU newcomers Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker) as Sam Wilson / Falcon, Emily VanCamp (Revenge) as Sharon Carter / Agent 13, Frank Grillo (Zero Dark Thirty) as Brock Rumlow / Crossbones, George St-Pierre (Death Warrior) as Georges Batroc / Batroc the Leaper, and Robert Redford (All Is Lost) as Alexander Pierce.

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  • Mrnight

    You made a mistake. Captain America 2 grossed 95 mil. opening weekend. Godzilla grossed 93.2 mil. This was the case when you posted this. The Captain still holds first place.

    • http://flickeringmyth.blogspot.com Flickering Myth

      You’re correct but Godzilla was initially reported as $96 million, when I posted this, then lowered.