'Civil War' Poised to Earn $23M, Over A24 - a Record for Friday PM Box Office

Manya Singh

A rival distributor announced weekend results for A24's Civil War, "fantastic 

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numbers," which will easily become the studio's biggest debut with a $23M-$25M 

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after Friday previews at $10M/3,838 theaters. 

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It surpassed the $13.5 million debut of Ari Aster's 2018 film Hereditary.

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For a film set in a divided America, it's an impressive result that hits very close to home.

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While blue state audiences will obviously hear the voice of this film through the eyes

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of war photojournalists, will red state film audiences also be excited? we will see.

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Whatever your views, Act 2 and Act 3 pay off in IMAX.

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