'Star Trek' earns $7M Thursday night

May 8, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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LOS ANGELES, May 8 (UPI) -- "Star Trek" earned $7 million Thursday into Friday, its first night in U.S. theaters, Variety.com reported.

Director J.J. Abrams' take on the iconic sci-fi franchise, which is earning glowing reviews from critics, opened at 7 p.m. Thursday on 3,800 U.S. screens.

The film stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg and Winona Ryder.

"X-Men Origins: Wolverine" opened last weekend with $85 million and was No. 1 at the U.S. box office.

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