Box Office: X-Men Soars, Blended Crashes

Days of Future Past scores best opening of the franchise.

Posted: 05/27/2014 08:45 AM EDT
 X-Men

X-Men: Days of Future Past takes the top spot at the Memorial Day Weekend box office, with an impressive $111 million gross. 

The latest installment of the franchise, featuring a star-studded cast of Hugh JackmanJennifer LawrenceHalle Berry and more, is on track to bring in an amazing $304 million globally, making it the best debut of any X-Men movie and the top opening ever for a Fox film, beating out Avatar.

Godzilla, starring Aaron Taylor-JohnsonBryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen, stayed strong in second place with an additional $31.4 million.

The new Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler comedy Blended didn't fare as well. The film, which came in third place, is a genuine flop with an $18.2 million opening, one of the lowest to date for Sandler.

Rounding out the top five were Neighbors, starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron, andThe Amazing Spider-Man 2, which brought in $13.9 million and $7.8 million, respectively.

Next week, A Million Ways to Die in the West goes up against Angelina Jolie's Maleficent.

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(Photo: Marvel and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

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