This image released by Marvel shows Scarlett Johansson in a scene from "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." (AP Photo/Marvel-Disney, Zade Rosenthal, file)
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LOS ANGELES: Disney and Marvel could be one of the finest teams around.Continuing the success of their superhero franchise, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" has set a record as the biggest domestic April release ever. "The Winter Soldier," which stars Chris Evans as the shield-wielding superhero and Scarlett Johansson (whose science-fiction film "Under the Skin" also debuted this weekend with $140,000) as Black Widow, commanded 32 international markets last weekend.A touchstone for Imax, "The Winter Soldier" received $9.6 million of its U.S. haul on 346 screens showing the film in the enhanced resolution format.With the release of the films' sequels, both have seen earning jumps of over 35 percent.Paramount's biblical saga "Noah," starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly and Emma Watson, took a drastic dip in its second weekend, earning $17 million after debuting with $44 million. Still, it sailed into second place, crossing the $70 million mark domestically, while pushing Lionsgate's young adult science-fiction thriller "Divergent," led by Shailene Woodley, to third with $13 million in its third week. Freestyle Releasing's surprise hit "God's Not Dead" took the No. 4 slot with $7.7 million in its third weekend.Next week the film will expand to nearly 40 locations.
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