'Batman v Superman' box office is huge for Easter's future
March 27, 2016 - Uncategorized
Critics despised it and audiences seem lukewarm, but excitement over Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was high enough to propel a monster opening weekend for Warner Bros.
The estimated domestic total is $170.1 million. Assuming that number stands, it’s just enough to slay the studio’s previous all-time opening record, set by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 ($169.1 million).
The race is so close that we won’t know for sure which one comes out on top until Monday, when the final weekend receipts are tallied. WB’s estimate is based on concrete numbers for Friday and Saturday, plus Sunday estimates. Read more…