Batman v Superman enjoys biggest UK debut of the year to date

Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice has enjoyed the UK’s biggest opening of 2016 so far.

Screen reports that Warner Bros’ superhero movie debuted with £14.63m, topping Deadpool’s £13.73m opening.

Batman v Superman also posted the biggest ever Friday to Sunday result for a superhero film, surpassing Avengers: Age Of Ultron’s £14.42m.

The film’s £14.63m debut is the third biggest superhero opening of all time in the UK, behind Avengers Assemble and Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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