CAPTAIN AMERICA Wins! BATMAN V SUPERMAN Gets A New Release Date; Will Be In 3D

One of them had to blink, and in the battle between Marvel Studios and Warner Bros., it was Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice which moved from Captain America 3's release date. However, it's a win/win for us as we now get the movie a fair bit sooner. Read on for details!

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By Josh Wilding - 8/6/2014

Someone was going to have to move, and as it turns out, it will be Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Captain America: The Winter Soldier earned over $700 million at the worldwide box office earlier this year, and the fact that it's coming off the back of Avengers: Age of Ultron could propel Cap's third outing to the $1 billion mark. While the appeal of a movie starring both the Caped Crusader and Man of Steel (not to mention Wonder Woman) is undeniable, it would have not been smart for Batman V Superman to battle it out with Captain America 3 on May 6th, 2016. Ultimately, you have to imagine that both releases would have suffered and performed nowhere near as well as they deserved to. Instead, it has now moved to March 25th, 2016, meaning we get it around six weeks sooner than expected. I'm not sure about you guys, but I think I'd call that a win/win for everyone. Oh, and yes, Batman V Superman will indeed be released in 3D as expected!
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DrDoom - 8/6/2014, 1:14 PM
Called it.
Reasonnnn - 8/6/2014, 1:14 PM
America wins. Marvel wins. WB flinches. ouch batman never loses though.
MrBlackjack - 8/6/2014, 1:14 PM
Somebody needs more clicks I see ;).
ElShumway - 8/6/2014, 1:14 PM
They win? Poor mans victory, considering the FACT that BvS will steamroll it at the box office and leave it in dust.

Anyway, DC fans win, they get BvS earlier! LOL!


Reasonnnn - 8/6/2014, 1:15 PM
Marvel really is a powerhouse though, you cannot deny it. They're the new Pixar.
giannis - 8/6/2014, 1:15 PM
No surprise there.
ekrolo2 - 8/6/2014, 1:16 PM
Yes! Now I don't have to watch these movies cannibalize each other and I get see Batman and Superman beat the shit out of each other early!
Marvel1997 - 8/6/2014, 1:16 PM
Drax: *"" YES HAHAA,, YES!!!""*

But in all honesty this is obviously a good thing for both movies. Now both have a chance to go all out at the box office.
SniktBub - 8/6/2014, 1:16 PM
That's good. We get it a few months earlier
blackandyellow - 8/6/2014, 1:17 PM
I said months ago that there was no way WB and Disney would release tentpole movies on the same weekend.

The shareholders would never have allowed such an abrogation of fiduciary duties by either of these corporations.
SauronsBANE - 8/6/2014, 1:17 PM
For anyone who ACTUALLY thought neither studio would flinch and would actually go through with the idiotic decision of releasing both movies on the same day...I told you so =P
Highflyer - 8/6/2014, 1:17 PM
Ok then.
MrPrime - 8/6/2014, 1:17 PM
Josh Wilding's professionalism astounds me,
localsonlymills - 8/6/2014, 1:17 PM
Damn lol well can't say we didn't see that coming.

Honestly, I love the forthcoming competition and upping in production of cbms, as fans we are really lucky as hell to be getting all these films! Now hopefully quality doesn't take a dip and they keep finding ways to make these great!
kinghulk - 8/6/2014, 1:17 PM
i am very surprised the moved but i am laughing my ass of at the fact that they did lol.
Nomis - 8/6/2014, 1:17 PM
Wow, Cap wasn't joking when he said this... ;)

MrPrime - 8/6/2014, 1:18 PM
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DefcoN - 8/6/2014, 1:18 PM
Finally, though I was ready for a double feature.
kinghulk - 8/6/2014, 1:18 PM
on the bright side we get the film just over a month earlier
Valkyr - 8/6/2014, 1:18 PM
Holy S...
Reasonnnn - 8/6/2014, 1:18 PM
@Nomis That deserves an *insert american eagle gif*
SniktBub - 8/6/2014, 1:19 PM
@MrPrime LOL. Everyone is trying to bait Josh into a fight today
write33 - 8/6/2014, 1:19 PM
@Nomis

and he said that to Superman AND Batman AND Wonder Woman.. ;-)
Nomis - 8/6/2014, 1:19 PM
...But Supes vs. Batman would have kick Cap's butt if they would came out the same day. ;)
themidnightking - 8/6/2014, 1:19 PM
Hail Hydra
hgokuh - 8/6/2014, 1:19 PM
Glad we are getting it earlier! The title is right, Marvel won, because head to head, BvS would decimate C3.
Jcool - 8/6/2014, 1:19 PM
I think movie fans "win" with this one. We get BvS earlier!
DaVinci31 - 8/6/2014, 1:20 PM
That's still too close, though . . .
nibs - 8/6/2014, 1:20 PM
"They're the new Pixar"

If by that you mean they make shitty movies for kids with little to no real plot, then they sure are.
ALegendaryPanda - 8/6/2014, 1:20 PM
I don't give a shit what the fanboys think! We get Batman v Superman in MARCH now! HELL YEAH!!
ruadh - 8/6/2014, 1:20 PM
Even as a marvel fan, or at least I prefer them to DC while still liking cbms in general, I plan to not read comments on stuff like this. Gloating fans are aggravating.
JoJo1982 - 8/6/2014, 1:21 PM
Lmao
Lmao
Lmao
neihofft - 8/6/2014, 1:21 PM
Really? That title? Are you [frick]ing serious?

Clicks much?
Did you REALLY expect them to stay on that date?
Do you even know how to write non biased NEWS?

Dudes a joke. Save that kind of shit for an editorial.
Thats ridiculous.
Valkyr - 8/6/2014, 1:21 PM
It's a win-win situation. I like Marvel Studios more, but WB made the right decision, kudos to them.

This way both films will make gazillion tons of $.
MsDarkPhoenix - 8/6/2014, 1:21 PM
driver - 8/6/2014, 1:21 PM
It makes sense on a few points.
First, they never should've put the film in a date another comic book film already has taken before. Dick move from DC and MARVEL didn't move from the date they blocked earlier.

Second, both movies will make more money.

Third, BvS comes out earlier.

Fourth, Marvel's unknown characters just set the box office record in their first appearance without any mentioning of introducing in earlier movies.

Makes sense. OK.

We Win, anyways.
Deschain99 - 8/6/2014, 1:21 PM
@ElShumway

Dc fans in . .

@Reasonnnn

Marvel wins . . .



Everybody wins mannnnn everybody. Gotta see the woods for the trees.
SageMode - 8/6/2014, 1:21 PM
[frick]in losers. Hahaha


GIFSoup
Reasonnnn - 8/6/2014, 1:21 PM
DC just announced like 12 untitled films

NO LIE
JoJo1982 - 8/6/2014, 1:21 PM
Good job DC

Smart move
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