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'X-Men' claws its way to No. 1 spot

June 5, 2011 at 12:36 PM

LOS ANGELES, June 5 (UPI) -- Prequel "X-Men: First Class," starring James McAvoy and Kevin Bacon among others, raked in a whopping $56 million during the weekend for the No. 1 U.S. spot.

"The Hangover Part II," starring Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Paul Giamatti in an ensemble company, was a strong No. 2 at the box office with more than $32.44 million.

All studio estimated gross U.S. receipts are via Box Office Mojo.

The animated "Kung Fu Panda 2" was third with $24.3 million; "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" fourth with $18.01 million; "Bridesmaids" fifth with more than $12.12 million; "Thor" sixth with $4.2 million; "Fast Five" seventh with more than $3.24 million; "Midnight in Paris" eighth with more $2.91 million; "Jumping the Broom" ninth with $865,000.

"Something Borrowed" rounded out the top 10 with $835,000.

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