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“X-Men: Apocalypse” Wins Memorial Day Weekend Box Office

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Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse; Marvel Studios/Twentieth Century Fox(NEW YORK) — X-Men: Apocalypse is now the number-one movie in the country.

The latest sequel in the superhero franchise earned an estimated 80 million dollars over the four-day Memorial Day weekend to debut atop the box office. It’s a steep drop from the $110.6 million the previous film in the series, X-Men: Days of Future Past, made during the same holiday weekend two years ago.

Another sequel, Alice Through The Looking Glass, pulled in 34.17 million dollars over the four-day weekend. It opened nationwide on Friday, the same day Amber Heard was granted a restraining order against Alice Through The Looking Glass star and her estranged husband, Johnny Depp, over abuse allegations.

The previous box office champ, The Angry Birds Movie, fell to third place, with 24.6 million.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Monday, with estimated ticket sales, according to comScore:

1. X-Men: Apocalypse, $80 million.
2. Alice Through The Looking Glass, $34.17 million.
3. The Angry Birds Movie, $24.6 million.
4. Captain America: Civil War, $19.72 million.
5. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, $11.44 million.
6. The Jungle Book, $9.24 million.
7. The Nice Guys, $8.15 million.
8. Money Monster, $5.55 million.
9. Love & Friendship, $3.12 million.
10. Zootopia, $1.13 million.

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