'X-Men' are No. 1 as prequel debut hauls in $55.1M

June 6, 2011 - 4:43 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mutants ruled at the weekend box office as the Marvel Comics adaptation "X-Men: First Class" debuted with $55.1 million.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:

1. "X-Men: First Class," Fox, $55,101,604, 3,641 locations, $15,134 average, $55,101,604, one week.

2. "The Hangover Part II," Warner Bros., $31,381,234, 3,615 locations, $8,681 average, $185,808,194, two weeks.

3. "Kung Fu Panda 2," Paramount, $23,887,914, 3,952 locations, $6,045 average, $100,028,372, two weeks.

4. "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," Disney, $17,954,603, 3,966 locations, $4,527 average, $190,200,880, three weeks.

5. "Bridesmaids," Universal, $12,040,875, 2,919 locations, $4,125 average, $107,167,230, four weeks.

6. "Thor," Paramount, $4,250,044, 2,780 locations, $1,529 average, $169,122,948, five weeks.

7. "Fast Five," Universal, $3,165,355, 2,237 locations, $1,415 average, $201,979,665, six weeks.

8. "Midnight in Paris," Sony Pictures Classics, $2,769,992, 147 locations, $18,843 average, $6,796,731, three weeks.

9. "Something Borrowed," Warner Bros., $848,013, 688 locations, $1,233 average, $36,673,330, five weeks.

10. "Jumping the Broom," Sony, $844,909, 589 locations, $1,434 average, $35,907,300, five weeks.

11. "Rio," Fox, $738,518, 691 locations, $1,069 average, $136,690,395, eight weeks.

12. "Water For Elephants," Fox, $694,517, 572 locations, $1,214 average, $55,733,195, seven weeks.

13. "The Tree of Life," Fox Searchlight, $618,291, 20 locations, $30,915 average, $1,250,226, two weeks.

14. "Ready," Eros, $460,238, 97 locations, $4,745 average, $460,238, one week.

15. "Priest," Sony Screen Gems, $376,365, 583 locations, $646 average, $28,713,577, four weeks.

16. "Rango," Paramount, $239,040, 254 locations, $941 average, $122,152,494, 14 weeks.

17. "Source Code," Summit, $234,874, 288 locations, $816 average, $53,850,556, 10 weeks.

18. "Soul Surfer," Sony, $204,050, 245 locations, $833 average, $41,746,300, nine weeks.

19. "Born to Be Wild," Warner Bros., $187,756, 47 locations, $3,995 average, $6,326,531, nine weeks.

20. "Insidious," Film District, $180,449, 160 locations, $1,128 average, $53,010,822, 10 weeks.

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Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by News Corp.; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by Rainbow Media Holdings, a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corp.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.