X-Men: First Class whips up $56 mn on opening weekend

  • IANS, London
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  • Updated: Jun 07, 2011 04:45 IST

X-Men: First Class made a good start at the box office by earning $56 million on the opening weekend.

The opening for director Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class was impressive considering it is a complete reboot with a fresh cast including James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Rose Byrne and Kevin Bacon, reports indiewire.com.

The collection indicates that the box office summer market remains vigorous.

Top 10 films of the weekend are:

1. X-Men: First Class
2. The Hangover Part II
3. Kung Fu Panda 2
4. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
5. Bridesmaids
6. Thor
7. Fast Five
8. Midnight in Paris
9. Jumping the Broom
10. Something Borrowed

 

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