X-Men: Days of Future Past had a very successful Memorial Day weekend opening. The movie took in $111 million in the United States over the weekend and the Memorial Day holiday, adding to its $191 million worldwide gross for a total of $302 million. However, fans of the franchise will be miffed to learn that X-Men: The Last Stand, widely regarded as the worst movie in the franchise, if not the worst movie in any franchise, still holds the record for both opening weekend ($123 million on Memorial Day weekend 2006) and total worldwide gross ($459 million).
"Ha ha," said local bully Nelson Muntz when learning of the failure of the blockbuster film, which starred a combined cast from both the original trilogy and X-Men: First Class and scored a 91% positive rating from Rotten Tomatoes, to surpass the franchise's most reviled entry.
Screenwriter Simon Kinberg and director Bryan Singer will return for another installment in the franchise in 2016: X-Men: Apocalypse. Apocalypse will focus on the First Class cast, but original cast members will appear as well. In all likelhood, that film will also fail to surpass X-Men: The Last Stand, which will cast a dark shadow rife with plot holes, cheesy dialogue, and bad characterization over the beleaguered franchise for decades to come.
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