Batman vs Superman rakes in R6.5 billion in 5 days (4th highest of all time)

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The critically panned Batman vs Superman movie has made US$424 million (R6.5 billion) in the first five days of its release, the fourth highest amount ever.

This comes in the wake of a number of flops by Warner Brothers of late such as Pan and Jupiter Ascending.

Critics hate Superman vs Batman with one saying, "This superhero-smorgasbord melts into an electric soup of CGI.”.

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