Box Office: "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" Smashes April Record

Posted Sunday April 6, 2014 2:30 PM GMT

Storming its way into the box office, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" handily landed at the head of the class for the weekend of April 4-6, 2014.

The action film starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson smashed April records with a $37 million Friday and grabbed a $96 million three day total.

After spending last week on top, the Russell Crowe fronted action film "Noah" is looking to a second place finish. The story of the biblical builder scored a $5 million Friday, and will wind up with an estimated $17 million weekend.

Rounding out the top five in earmarked earnings are the sci-fi flick "Divergent" ($13 million) in third, "God's Not Dead" ($7.8 million) in fourth and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" ($6.5 million) in fifth.