"Captain America: Civil War" Movie becomes highest grossing movie of 2016

"Captain America: Civil War" overtook "Zootopia" and "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" to become the number 1 movie of the year.

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Captain America: Civil War

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Disney/Marvel’s "Captain America: Civil War" has become the highest grosser of 2016 with a worldwide total of $981.9 million.

The film overtook Disney’s “Zootopia” which held the title with $971 million since its March debut, The third highest grosser title is currently held by  Warner Bros.’ “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” with $871 million.

Recently, the film surpassed the $900 million mark to overtake "Spider-Man," "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," and "Spider-Man 3" to become the sixth highest grossing superhero movie of all time.

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First look at Spider-Man in "Captain America: Civil War"

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Synopsis.

"Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team.

Captain America (Chris Evans) believes the heroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) sharply disagrees and supports oversight.

As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) must pick a side".

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 Lagos gets recreated in Atlanta scenes from "Captain America: Civil War"

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"Captain America: Civil War" is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, and stars  Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America, Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Sebastian Stan as Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie as Falcon, Paul Bettany as The Vision, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye.

It also stars Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa/Black Panther, Emily VanCamp as Agent 13Don Cheadle as War Machine, Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, Tom Holland as Spider-Man, and Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man.

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Watch a "Captain America: Civil War" trailer below.

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