A team of mutant heroes may claw its way to the biggest box-office opening of the year this weekend.
The highest projections put the 3-D movie's take at $120 million.
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The studio also noted that with "Godzilla," "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and "
"X-Men: Days of Future Past," the seventh film in the series that Singer kicked off in 2000, marks the big-screen return of Marvel characters Wolverine (
"X-Men," which cost $200 million to make, will need to clear $95 million to top "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" as the biggest opening of the year so far. The red-white-and-blue-clad super-soldier has grossed more than $250 million domestically so far, along with more than $450 million overseas, for a worldwide total exceeding $700 million.
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