The biggest movie of the year has certainly proven stature on the box office. As each day passes, Batman v Superman box office collections are going through the roof, making it a possible top-grossing movie of 2016. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has made an incredible opening by bringing in over $420.0 million worldwide.
The movie’s opening weekend has broken box office records for movies released in March. With such an unbelievable opening success, Batman v Superman is certainly shaping up to be one of the highest-grossing movies of the year.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has completed it’s opening weekend with a great run at the box office and has wisely benefited from the Easter long weekend. So far, the Batman v Superman earnings have reached over $400.0 million in just four days. After being released on the celebrated holiday of Good Friday (March 25), Batman v Superman has become the number one grossing movie of the weekend, pulling in over $80.0 million in just one day.
Estimated sales figures of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice show that the movie has made $166.0 million in domestic gross, and over $250.0 million in foreign. Adding that together makes the Batman v Superman’s worldwide box office gross to be over $400.0 million in just the opening weekend! Having the bonus of a holiday on its opening day, this is certainly a massive three-day haul for any movie in general.
A daily breakdown of Batman v Superman domestic box office collections show that the movie made over $80.0 million on opening day, another $50.0 million on Saturday, followed by $33.0 million on Sunday. The movie’s brilliant box office performance just over the three-day weekend period prove its potential to break even more records with its daily collections over the next couple of weeks. So far, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is the number one movie at this weekend’s box office and is also on the top spot for the Sunday box office. Looks like the holiday of Easter Sunday benefited the movie really well!
And, on top of that, the movie is already closing in on being the current top-grossing movie of 2016. With just its opening collections, Batman v Superman entered on the fifth spot of the highest grossing movies of 2016. And, considering its possible success over the upcoming weekends, the movie will surely grab the number one spot very soon.
Plus, we just cannot ignore the epic cinematic showdown between superhero movies, especially when it’s DC Comics vs. Marvel. The only “eternal” rivalry in the cinematic superhero universe seems to have sparked up once again, as DC Comics’ Batman v Superman is heading to break the records set by Marvel’s Iron Man 3 (2013) and Deadpool (2016). WhileBatman v Superman has lost to Iron Man 3’s opening weekend collections with just less than $10.0 million, it is sure to take down Deadpool’s lifetime gross of over $700.0 million worldwide within the next week.
Looking at its super-hit opening, DC’s Batman v Superman movie may also trash records set by Marvel’s blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). The movie’s success in international collections is also commendable when compared to other performances of other superhero movies in foreign box offices. The movie’s foreign box office total in the opening weekend has recovered the movie’s entire production budget of $250.0 million. The movie did great in Mexico, with $18.0 million, as well as is South Korea and Brazil with over $10.0 million box office collections from each. It also fared well in Germany, Italy, and Japan, making over $5.0 million from each one of them.
So, after looking at such a great box office performance in just the opening weekend, you may wonder what’s making Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the best superhero movie ever. First of all, who would want to miss two of the most legendary superheroes of all time get into an epic face-off? It’s thrilling to see Ben Affleck as Batman/Bruce Wayne for the first time and it’s even more interesting to see his on-screen chemistry with Superman/Clark Kent, played by Henry Cavill.
And, apart from that, just how you loved Marvel’s Avengers ensemble, you won’t be able to stay composed when the movie teases snippets of DC Comics’ upcoming Justice League. On top of that, the movie’s insane action scenes and amazing VFX will definitely keep you on the edge of your seat. With that being said, go and get yourself tickets to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and find out who wins!