Starring Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Peter Dinklage and James McAvoy, the time-hopping, superhero ensemble film also earned more than $171 million from the international marketplace for a nearly $262 million, global, opening-weekend tally.
Coming in at No. 2 in the United States and Canada is Godzilla with $31.4 million, followed by Blended at No. 3 with $14.2 million, Neighbors at No. 4 with $13.9 million and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 at No. 5 with $7.8 million.
Rounding out the top tier are Million Dollar Arm at No. 6 with $7.1 million, The Other Woman at No. 7 with $3.7 million, Rio 2 at No. 8 with $2.5 million, Chef at No. 9 with $2.3 million and
Heaven is For Real at No. 10 with $1.9 million.
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]
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