‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ straight into the number one spot at the global box office after opening weekend

Monday, May 23rd, 2016. Filed under: Entertainment Film Hollywood Stars

“X-Men: Apocalypse” has gone straight to the number one spot at the global box office after opening in several territories ComScore reports.

"X-Men: Apocalypse" has gone straight to the number one spot after it's opening weekend at the global box office. © All Rights Reserved

“X-Men: Apocalypse” has gone straight to the number one spot after it’s opening weekend at the global box office.
© All Rights Reserved

The latest instalment in the X-Men franchise, which opens this week in North America, sees director Bryan Singer again at the helm with James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and Nicholas Hoult all reprising their roles as X-Men superheroes.

The film took $103.30M on its opening weekend to make its debut at the top of the chart, with recent releases “The Angry Birds Movie” and “Captain America: Civil War” still holding onto places in the top three.

After dominating the charts previously Disney’s “Zootopia” is also still holding onto a place in the top ten.

Here are the top 10 weekend worldwide box office estimates for the weekend ending May 22:

1. X-Men: Apocalypse – Fox – $103.30M

2. Angry Birds Movie, The – Sony – $94.500M

3. Captain America: Civil War – Disney – $63.814M

4. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising – Universal – $27.788M

5. Jungle Book, The – Disney – $18.417M

6. Nice Guys, The – Multiple – $12.190M

7. Divergent Series: Allegiant, The – Multiple – $11.120M

8. Wailing, The – FIP – $11.100M

9. Money Monster – Sony – $9.880M

10. Zootopia – Disney – $6.403M

  nls/cm – Relaxnews

Related posts

Hugh Jackman in talks for ‘X-Men Apocalypse’Stallone, Damon, Winslet winners at Golden Globes“X-Men” scores franchise best atop US box office‘Aliens’ 30th anniversary celebration in store for San Diego Comic ConLegendary Pictures nets ‘Bad Blood’ film, starring Jennifer Lawrence‘Captain America’ bests Mowgli to grab US box-office leadIs Michael Fassbender ‘Entering Hades’?‘Star Wars’ wins big at MTV awardsFoster, Clooney, Roberts thriller ‘Money Monster’ set for CannesJennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer screenplay completeNew ‘Star Wars’ film hits $1 bn at box office: Disney‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ rules the global box officeThe most talked-about actresses in 2015Final ‘Hunger Games’ film hits big screenNew Steve Jobs film wins over “The Woz”Young trio join ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’Worldwide box office: the reign of the ‘The Hobbit’ continues‘Interview’ rakes in more than $15 million onlineNatalie Portman turns down role in Steve Jobs biopicSony opts out of Steve Jobs biopic