‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ tops US box office chart

X-Men: Days of Future Past has debuted at the top of the US box office with takings of $90.7 million.

The Bryan Singer sequel is now on track to join the five top Memorial Day weekend debuts. Currently topping this chart is Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, which made $139.8m during its four day opening weekend in 2007.

X-Men: Days of Future Past, which stars Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence, knocked Godzilla off the top spot and pushed it down to number two after the Hollywood remake starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson made just $31.4m over its second weekend, falling 66.3%.

Adam Sandler’s Blended enters the US chart at number three, making $14.2m during its opening weekend.

Bad Neighbours took $13.9m in its third week and falls down to fourth place, while The Amazing Spider-Man 2 drops to five after taking $7.8m, down 53.6%.

Disney’s Million Dollar Arm, starring Jon Hamm, is in sixth place during its second week with $7.1m, and Leslie Mann’s The Other Woman drops two places to seven – making $3.7m.

Rio 2, Chef and Heaven is for Real round out this week’s top ten.

The US weekend box office top ten for May 25 is as follows:
1. (-) X-Men: Days of Future Past – $90,700,000
2. (1) Godzilla – $31,425,000
3. (-) Blended – $14,245,000
4. (2) Bad Neighbours – $13,946,000
5. (3) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $7,800,000
6. (4) Million Dollar Arm – $7,093,000
7. (5) The Other Woman – $3,675,000
8. (7) Rio 2 – $2,500,000
9. (15) Chef -$2,260,000
10. (6) Heaven is for Real – $1,950,000

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