Box Office: 'Wolverine' vanquishes the competition

wolverine-box-office-july-28.jpg"Wolverine" took home the top spot at the box office this weekend, by a wide margin. It didn't quite live up to the studio estimates of a $63 million opening taking, but its $55 million was ahead of the no. 2 spot by over $30 million.

"The Conjuring" finished second at $22.1 million, "Despicable Me 2" was third at $16 million, "Turbo 3D" at $13.3 million for fourth and fifth was "Grown Ups 2" at $11.5 million.

The rest of the Top 10 is as follows:

6. "Red 2," $9.4 M
7. "Pacific Rim," $7.5 M
8. "The Heat," $6.9 M, over $140 M totala
9. "R.I.P.D," $5.9 M
10. "Fruitvale Station," $4.7 M

In other notable box office numbers, Woody Allen's new "Blue Jasmine" opened in limited release, earning over $600,000 in just six theaters.
Photo/Video credit: 20th Century Fox
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