Bryan Singer’s “X-Men: Apocalypse” is the top movie in the world this weekend with the international rollout taking place in 75 markets, with 71 of them seeing the mutant film easily take the top spot.
‘Apocalypse’ pulled in an estimated $103.3 million outside the United States, despite decidedly mixed reviews, but has yet to open in a couple of key markets including Korea and China. It beat out “The Angry Birds Movie” which scored a second weekend overseas total of $55.5 million .
Within the United States, where ‘X-Men’ opens this coming Friday, it was said movie adaptation of the “Angry Birds” mobile game franchise that took the top spot with $39 million. It was followed by “Captain America: Civil War” which slipped to second with an estimated $33 million.
In limited release, it was all about the documentary “Weiner” which opened on five screens and pulled in a $17,105 per screen average – the top documentary opening of the year. Also opening was “Maggie’s Plan” which averaged $13,341 per screen.
Source: Box-Office Mojo