First Captain America: Civil War Trailer Crushes All of the Batman v Superman Trailers

Friday, 04 December 2015 - 5:02PM
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Friday, 04 December 2015 - 5:02PM
First Captain America: Civil War Trailer Crushes All of the Batman v Superman Trailers
There's no getting around this one: Marvel demolished DC, at least when it comes to their respective trailers for their big superhero team-ups. According to Variety, Marvel's Civil War garnered more than twice the views of DC's huge attempt at a cinematic universe, Batman v Superman.





Captain America: Civil War beat the newest trailer for Batman v Superman, which received only 23 million views. But this is no surprise, since it was the first Civil War trailer and the third Batman v Superman trailer. But Civil War also beat out Batman v Superman's first trailer, by a shocking amount. DC's first teaser back in April received 30 million views in the first 24 hours, while Marvel's received more than twice that, a whopping 61 million. 

DC doesn't fare any better if you compare Civil War's numbers to the first full-length Batman v Superman trailer, which received 30.1 million views in the first 24 hours. In fact, this means that the first Civil War trailer got more views than the first two for Batman v Superman combined.

I'm not surprised that Marvel won this one, considering that their cinematic universe is much more established. But I am surprised it won by such a wide margin, since Batman and Superman are still huge names in popular culture. Batman, especially, still has a ton of clout, since the Dark Knight series wasn't all that long ago, and plus, everyone loves Batman. But still, it looks like fans aren't nearly as excited for Batman v Superman as they are for Civil War. Considering that Suicide Squad's trailer beat out Batman v Superman's, maybe that's where DC should focus their attention.

Batman v Superman hits theaters on March 25, 2016, while Captain America: Civil War comes out on May 6, 2016.
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