Date: 30th May 2006

'X-Men' Scores Record Opening

The superhero epic "X-Men: The Last Stand" proved magnetic over the Memorial Day weekend, taking in $120.1 million, the biggest opening ever for the holiday weekend.

Preliminary estimates also gave the latest installment of the comic book franchise the fourth best three-day opening ever and the best single Friday in movie history with a gross of $45.5 million.

The film's box office was the second-biggest one-day gross ever after last year's "Star Wars: Episode III."

Source: Press Release



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