Civil War debuts to over $25 million in box office record for distributor

Alex Garland’s political thriller Civil War debuted at $25.7 million at the domestic box office this weekend, marking a record for A24, the film’s distributor.

Civil War’s debut is higher than what analysts anticipated, as previous predictions had the film opening between $19 million and $20 million. Beyond having A24’s best opening weekend, Civil War was also the most expensive film for A24 to release, with a budget of around $50 million.

The release of the film generated some controversy online due to it being released about seven months before the 2024 elections, as the film details a fictional future where the United States is fighting a second civil war. Garland, known for directing films like 2015’s Ex Machina and 2018’s Annihilation, explained in an interview that his new movie
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