X-Men dominates weekend top box office
| 27 May 2014
The just-released X-Men: Days of Future Past ruled the US and global box office for the 25 May weekend, according to Rentrak's Box Office Essentials theatrical measurement services.
"X marks the spot the world over as X-Men: Days of Future Past generates a global 2014 record debut of $261.78 million, in a whopping 72 global territories with $171 million from the international marketplace," said Rentrak's senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian.
Warner Bros' Godzilla meanwhile crossed the $300 million worldwide mark. And, notably, Disney's Frozen passed Iron Man 3 to become the fifth highest grossing movie of all-time globally.
Blended from Warner Bros came in third with a $14.2 million, followed by Universal's Neighbors with $13.9 million. Sony's Amazing Spider-Man 2 rounded out the top five with $7.8 million.