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Box Office: May 27-29, 2016: X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE

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Box Office: May 27-29, 2016

X-Men: Apocalypse premiered in Number One spot at the box office over the weekend with $65 Million. Alice Through the Looking Glass premiered in Second Place with $28.1 Million.The Angry Birds Movie was Third with $18.7 Million. Captain America: Civil War was Fourth with $15.1 Million for $372.6 Million so far. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising was Fifth with $9.1 Million. The Jungle Book, The Nice Guys, Money Monster, Love & Friendship, and Zootopia rounded out the top ten respectively.

X-Men: Apocalypse is a 2016 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics characters of the same name, and is the ninth installment in the X-Men film series. Directed by Bryan Singer, with a screenplay by Simon Kinberg from a story conceived by Singer, Kinberg, Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris, the film stars an ensemble cast, led by James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn and Lucas Till. In X-Men: Apocalypse, the ancient mutant Apocalypse awakens, and plans to cleanse the human race and take over the world, leading the X-Men to try to stop him and defeat his team, the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse.

Alice Through the Looking Glass is a 2016 American fantasy adventure film directed by James Bobin, written by Linda Woolverton and produced by Tim Burton. It is loosely based on Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll, and is the sequel to the 2010 film Alice in Wonderland. The film stars Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska, Rhys Ifans, Matt Lucas, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen, and features the voices of Alan Rickman, Stephen Fry, Michael Sheen and Timothy Spall.

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