The mutants of X-men: Apocalypse are making big noise over the Memorial Day holiday, taking a studio-estimated $65 million over the three-day weekend and a projected $80 million for the entire four-day holiday count through Monday.
Disney’s unveiling of Alice Through the Looking Glass is lagging behind in second place with a disappointing estimate of $28.1 million for the three-day weekend total and a projected $35.6 million for the four-day count.
The James Bobin-directed Alice stars Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter and Mia Wasikowska as Alice.
Sony’s The Angry Birds Movie is set for third place with an estimated $18.7 million for the weekend (and a total $24.5 million for the four-day count). In its second weekend, the animated film based on the popular video game series has $72 million total in box office…. see more