Wolverine slashes way to the top
Superhero movies all have a knack for debuting at #1. Hugh Jackman’s “The Wolverine” is no different.
“The Wolverine” another in the famed series of movies based off of Marvel’s X-Men comics debuted in the number one spot this weekend coming with $55 million.
What is interesting is that no other movie opening this week cracked the top 10.
Last weeks number 1 movie, the horror film “The Conjuring” came in second this week with $22.1 million. To date the film has generated nearly $84 million in ticket sales.
The animated feature “Despicable Me 2” came in third place with a $16 million take this week. The movie has collected more than half a billion ($660 million) from around the world.
In fourth place this weekend was “Turbo” with $13.3 million.
Rounding out the top 5 was the Adam Sandler ensemble comedy “Grown Ups 2” with $11.5 million.