Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse took over the global box office this weekend with an estimated $65 million domestically for the Friday-through-Sunday frame from 4,150 theaters and about $80 million for the four-day Memorial Day weekend. Apocalypse has also now earned $185.8 million overseas, for a global box office total of about $265 million through Monday.
Made for about $178 million before marketing expenses, X-Men: Apocalypse received an A- CinemaScore from audiences.
Starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn, Lucas Till, Evan Peters, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Alexandra Shipp, Josh Helman, Lana Condor and Ben Hardy.
Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures’ Warcraft opened internationally this weekend with an estimated $31.6 million. The Duncan Jones-directed video game adaptation debuted in 20 territories and is No. 1 in 19 of them. Warcraft, starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky and Daniel Wu, grossed $2.1 million on 73 IMAX screens, providing a strong $29,000 per screen average. Warcraft has 45 more territories to open over the next two months. Next weekend, it opens in Belgium, Brazil, Italy, The Netherlands, Serbia, Montenegro, Spain, the U.K. and Ireland.
Back at the domestic box office, The Angry Birds Movie dropped two spots to third place with $18.7 million for the three days its second weekend. The Columbia Pictures and Rovio Animation adaptation has earned $66.4 million domestically compared to its budget of $73 million before marketing. The film features the voices of Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Kate McKinnon, Sean Penn, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Bill Hader and Peter Dinklage.
Universal Pictures sequel Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising rounded out the top five domestically with $9.1 million for the three-day portion of the holiday weekend, and an estimated $11.2 million for the four days. After two weeks, the film has earned $40.4 million in North America and another $36.5 million overseas, for a global box office total of $76.9 million.
Disney’s The Jungle Book added $6.976 million for the three days and $9 million over the four days for a total of $340.6 million through Monday domestically. Internationally, the Jon Favreau-directed film has reached $539.1 million to take its worldwide box office to $879.7 million.