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'Captain America: Civil War' battles to fifth biggest box office opening ever

'Civil War' is about more than Captain America and Iron Man

Captain America and Iron Man battled to blockbuster numbers this weekend.

"Captain America: Civil War," the latest film in Disney's Marvel franchise, punched its way to an estimated $181.8 million opening in North America this weekend.

That makes the film, which pits Chris Evans' Captain America against Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man, the fifth biggest box office opening in history.

Since opening overseas last weekend, "Civil War" has made $678.4 million globally, including $95.8 million in China, the world's second largest movie market.

The film helped lift Disney pass the $1 billion mark at the domestic box office for the year. The studio has made $1.1 billion in North America in...