Captain America retains top spot at US box office

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Captain America: Civil War retained its spot at the top of the US box office at the weekend, fighting off competition from Disney's The Jungle Book and new George Clooney and Julia Roberts thriller, Money Monster.

Captain America pulled in $72.6m at the US box office bringing its total earnings in the US to $295.9m. Globally the movie has now raked in $940m, making it the third consecutive Disney release this year, together with Zootopia and The Jungle Book, to surpass $800m.

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Elsewhere The Jungle Book held on to second place, taking in $17.8m.

Meanwhile new George Clooney thriller Money Monster, co-starring Julia Roberts and directed by Jodie Foster, debuted with takings of $15m, putting it in third place.

Kevin Bacon's new supernatural movie, The Darkness, took in $5.2m putting it in fourth place.

Mother's Day, a comedy starring Julia Roberts, landed in fifth place with takings of $3.3m.

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