Over the past weekend, the dystopian action drama, Civil Warfrom the screenwriter and director Alex Garlandthe independent film studio A24which offers a terrifying vision of America's near future.

The film's plot is set in a dystopian United States where a violent conflict breaks out that divides the nation. The story revolves around a grim state with 19 of the country's states, separated, and the US military stepping up, introducing something known as the “Western Forces” of California and Texas (yes, CA and TX united), as well as the “Florida Alliance.”

The audience has given a big yes to Garland's film, going to movie theaters to witness the filmmaker's latest work. The figures for its premiere have already been revealed: Civil War had a $25.7 million launch, breaking a record for A24 as the independent film studio's biggest opening of all time..

  • Civil War collected more than almost double that of any other previous A24 release.
  • Hereditary It had a debut of $13.6 million.

And that's not all:

  • EIt is the first project from the A24 label to debut in first place at the US box office.
  • It is also, the highest-grossing R-Rated release of the year so far.

The film had a budget of $50 million dollars. The biggest cost for a house feature film.

A24 continues the trend of independent labels achieving their highest-grossing releases. In recent weeks, IFC and NEON also celebrated their highest-grossing releases, with the films Late Night with the Devil e Immaculaterespectively.

In Mexico and the rest of the Latin American territory, it will be available in theaters starting April 18, 2024, distributed by Diamond Films under the title Civil war.


Garland is the screenwriter and director of Ex Machina, Annihilation, Menand the series Devs. The cast is headed by Kirsten Dunst (The Power of the Dog, Hidden Figures), Wagner Moura (The Gray Man, Shining Girls, Narcos), y Cailee Spaeny (Priscilla, Alien: Romulus), playing journalists who travel across the United States documenting a civil war, as well as Nick Offerman (Origin, Devs), Jesse Plemons (Killers of the Flower Moon, The Power of the Dog), Stephen McKinley (Beau is Afraid, Devs), Karl Glusman (The Bikeriders, Watcher) y Sonoya Minuzo (House of the Dragon, Devs, Ex Machina).


“A race to the White House in a near-future America that is balanced on a knife's edge.”

“In the near future, a team of journalists will travel across the United States during a rapidly escalating civil war that has gripped the entire nation.”

The film has a duration of 109 minutes.

Gregory Goodman (Three Kings, 8 Mile, Captain Phillips, 22 July), Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich are producers.

Source: https://cine3.com/civil-war-rompe-record-como-el-mejor-estreno-en-la-historia-de-a24/

Leave a Reply