"X-Men Origins: Wolverine" Slashes Its Competition with $87 Million Box-Office Opening! 


Film leaked be damn! Moviegoers all over the world were entertained by "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."

The Hugh Jackman flick leaped to the top of the US box office with an $87 million opening, while pulling in $73 million in 101 overseas markets for a worldwide total of $160 million in its opening weekend alone!

Moviegoers in Mexico will have to wait for two more weeks before watching "Wolverine" because the movie's debut was delayed due to swine flu outbreak.

The No. 2 flick is the Warner Bros. romantic comedy "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past." The Matthew McConaughey flick debuted with $15.3 million.

Meanwhile, previous weekend's box-office champ, the Beyonce Knowles "Fatal Attraction" wannabe, "Obsessed," fell to No. 3 with $12.2 million.

Let's see how long "Wolverine" can keep its lead because "Star Trek" will beam up into theaters next weekend!

Here's the Top 10 list of box-office films according to studio estimates for weekend of May 1:

1. "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," $87 million.

2. "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past," $15.3 million.

3. "Obsessed," $12.2 million.

4. "17 Again," $6.4 million.

5. "Monsters vs. Aliens," $5.8 million.

6. "The Soloist," $5.6 million.

8. "Earth," $4.18 million.


7. "Fighting," $4.17 million.

9. "Hannah Montana: The Movie," $4.1 million.


10. "State of Play," $3.7 million.


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