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Box office: 'X-Men' earns $36 million entering Memorial Day weekend
Box office: 'X-Men' earns $36 million entering Memorial Day weekend

A mutant Wolverine streaked past a mutant lizard early into Memorial Day weekend as “X-Men: Days of Future Past” grossed an estimated $36 million in ticket sales on Friday. The total placed it well ahead of the $8.8 million taken in by “Godzilla” as the King of the Monsters entered his second weekend of havoc-wreaking in theaters. Some industry pre-release projections had the latest installment of the “X-Men” franchise on track to collect more than $100 million, possibly as much as $110 million over the four-day weekend, although 20th Century Fox has been more conservative in estimating its holiday weekend total in the $95 million to $100 million range....

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