Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice had the 6th biggest opening ever in North America

By Char Adams
Updated March 27, 2016 12:50 PM
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice had a super weekend at the box office.

The DC Entertainment superhero movie raked in $170.1 million during its opening weekend, making it the 6th biggest opening ever in North America, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film, starring Ben Affleck as the Caped Crusader and Henry Cavill as the Man of Steel, had the biggest opening weekend of any DC Comics film, THR reports.

The superhero movie, shown in more than 4,000 theaters, had a 66 percent male audience, with crowds between 18 and 34 years old, Variety reports.

Alongside Affleck and Cavill, the film’s cast includes Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), Amy Adams (Lois Lane) and Jesse Eisenberg (Lex Luthor).