‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Tops List of 7 Most Successful Movie Sequels

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With its record-breaking $92 million weekend debut, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has earned itself entry to an exclusive club: movie sequels that outdid their originals.

Not only did “Winter Soldier” outperform “Captain America: The First Avenger,” which earned $65 million domestically in its first three days out, but the sequel scored the biggest April opening of all time, according to the L.A. Times.

The film was produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, which also released the original “Captain America: The First Avenger.” The Walt Disney Co. also owns ABC News.

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