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Box Office History for X-Men Movies

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Release DateMovieProduction
Box Office
Box Office
Jul 14, 2000 X-Men $75,000,000 $54,471,475 $157,299,717 $296,339,717  
May 2, 2003 X2 $125,000,000 $85,558,731 $214,949,694 $407,711,549  
May 26, 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand $210,000,000 $102,750,665 $234,362,462 $459,359,555  
May 1, 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine $150,000,000 $85,058,003 $179,883,157 $374,825,760  
Jun 3, 2011 X-Men: First Class $160,000,000 $55,101,604 $146,408,305 $355,408,305 Play
Jul 26, 2013 The Wolverine $115,000,000 $53,113,752 $132,556,852 $416,456,852 Play
May 23, 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past $200,000,000 $90,823,660 $233,921,534 $747,862,775 Play
Feb 12, 2016 Deadpool $58,000,000 $132,434,639 $361,938,163 $762,338,163 Play
May 27, 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse     $0 $0 Play
Dec 31, 2016 Gambit     $0 $0  
 Totals$1,093,000,000 $1,661,319,884$3,820,302,676 
Release DateMovieDomestic
DVD Sales
Blu-ray Sales
Total Domestic
Video Sales
Oct 3, 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand $144,863,602 $1,007,036 $145,870,638
Sep 15, 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine $85,150,736 $31,766,238 $116,916,974
Sep 9, 2011 X-Men: First Class $34,063,790 $32,801,626 $66,865,416
Dec 3, 2013 The Wolverine $37,163,429 $41,056,248 $78,219,677
Oct 14, 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past $23,987,792 $49,667,469 $73,655,261

2016 Preview: May

May 1st, 2016

Captain America: Civil War

April started on a soft note and ended weak, but thanks to The Jungle Book, overall the month was actually really good. That's what happens when you get a surprise $300 million hit. This bodes well for May, which is both a slow month and a fantastic month. There are only four weekends and only eight movies coming out, but of those eight films, five have a shot at $100 million. The potential blockbusters are led by Captain America: Civil War, which is not only going to be the biggest hit of the month, but according to a Fandango survey, it is the most anticipated film of the summer. (On a side note, Finding Dory is the most anticipated family film of the summer and Ghostbusters is the most anticipated comedy of the summer. I was surprised by the last result.) Both Alice Through the Looking Glass and X-Men: Apocalypse have real shots at $200 million. One of them could get to $300 million, if they weren't opening against each other. Overall, the month looks excellent. Even better, last May there was only one monster hit, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, and most analysts think Captain America: Civil War will beat it at the box office. (There's also the issue of the misalignment in the weekends, which hurt April, but will really help May.) More...

International Box Office: Rogue Remains Massive, While Fantastic Fairs Better

August 13th, 2015

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation expanded over the weekend and saw its weekend haul grow, but by a tiny amount. It pulled in $65.5 million in 59 markets over the weekend for totals of $156.7 million internationally and $264.5 million worldwide. The film earned first place in a trio of major markets, led by Russia where it made $4.07 million on 1,125 screens. It also debuted in Germany ($2.84 million on 612) and Spain ($1.73 million on 603). On the other hand, it had to settle for second place in Japan with $4.60 million on 600 screens over the weekend for a total opening of $6.07 million. Jurassic World earned first place in Japan, so that's hardly a poor opening. Its biggest market overall was South Korea, where it made $6.57 million on 818 screens over the weekend for a two-week total of $31.99 million. The film is below average for the franchise so far, but that's still enough to break even and justify yet another installment. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Mission Still Fantastic, Four Flops

August 11th, 2015

Fantastic Four

Despite what conventional wisdom was predicting, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation remained in first place, as Fantastic Four missed even our low expectations. The Gift also did well, but the other two wide releases opened on the low end of expectations. Overall, the box office fell 8.3% from last weekend down to $132 million, so according to that number, it is safe to say summer is fading fast. Worse still, compared to last year, the box office was 29% lower, which is terrible and a clear sign that summer is already over. Granted, 2015 still has a solid lead over 2014, at $6.88 billion to $6.51 billion. A lead of 5.7% at this time of year is great and it would take an epic collapse for that to disappear anytime soon. I don't think 2015 will bounce back and start padding its lead any time soon, but I also don't think it will have 29% deficits week after week either. More...

2015 Preview: August

August 1st, 2015

Fantastic Four

It is still a little too soon to tell how July will finish, as we don't have any numbers for the final weekend at the time of writing. We know Minions was a monster hit and that Ant-man will be a financial success. However, until we see how Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation does, it will be impossible to call the month a true success. If Rogue Nation bombed this weekend, then the month is only a partial success. It would also mean the summer of 2015 could be coming to an abrupt end. As for August, only Fantastic Four has a better than 50/50 chance of reaching $100 million; although some people think Straight Outta Compton also has a shot at that milestone. Besides those two, only a couple of other films even have a realistic shot at becoming midlevel hits. Worse still, last August was amazing with Guardians of the Galaxy breaking records. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles also did better than expected with a domestic haul of nearly $200 million. No release this August is going to match that figure. There's a good chance the top two releases combined won't do so. Fortunately, 2015 has a sizable lead over 2014, so even a soft month will keep 2015 ahead in the year-over-year comparison. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past: The Rogue Cut

July 27th, 2015

X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past came out last year and earned plenty of praise from critics. It also became the biggest worldwide hit in the franchise. Now it is being re-released on DVD or Blu-ray as something called The Rogue Cut. How is it different from the theatrical release? And is it worth the double-dip? More...

2014 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part I

November 26th, 2014

This Thursday is Thanksgiving, which means this is Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and a ton of shopping. It also means the first installment of our Holiday Gift Guide. Over the next month, we will talk about TV on DVD releases, independent releases, foreign language releases, classics, etc. but this week we start with Major Movie Releases. These are first run releases, franchise box sets, etc. In some ways, this is better than last year, as there were a wider number of big releases that would make great gifts. However, in other ways it is much weaker. I can't think of a single big franchise box set that came out this year. There are some smaller ones, like the Halloween Box Set, but while the franchise has lasted ten installments and 30 years, how many can you really say are worth repeated viewing? Fortunately, there were plenty of great films to come out this year, starting with what is currently the biggest hit of the year. More...

International Box Office: Bewitching the Box Office

June 25th, 2014

Maleficent poster

Maleficent rose to first place with $47.9 million in 54 markets for totals of $340.8 million internationally and $526.7 million worldwide. It became the first live-action film in Angelina Jolie's career to reach the $500 million mark. The film opened in first place in China with $22.01 million. Up next for the film is Japan and if it does well there, it could top Kung Fu Panda 2 as Angelina Jolie's biggest hit. More...

International Box Office: Trio Top the Charts

June 18th, 2014

Godzilla poster

There were three films that were in a virtual tie for top spot on the international top ten. Godzilla squeaked out a win with $38.4 million in 62 markets for totals of $248.7 million internationally and $440.2 million worldwide after a month of release. This includes a $37.00 million opening weekend in China. Needless to say, it earned first place in that market. The film finishes its international run in Japan at the end of July and it should jump over $500 million worldwide when it does. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: X-Men Earn Monster Opening, but Overall Box Office Still Down

May 27th, 2014

X-Men: Days of Future Past poster

X-Men: Days of Future Past easily won the weekend race at the box office earning more than $100 million over the four-day weekend. That's great news and it helped the overall box office grow by 5% to $187 million over the three-day weekend from last week. That's the good news. The bad news the other new release, Blended, bombed and the three-day weekend was down 27% from the same weekend last year. In fact, this year's four-day weekend total of $231 million was 9% lower than last year's three-day total and 26% lower than the four-day weekend from last year. That's a devastating collapse. The only saving grace is last year was a record-breaking Memorial Day long weekend, so a sharp drop-off isn't that unexpected. So far, 2014 has pulled in $3.95 billion, which is 4% more than 2013's running tally of $3.80 billion. More...

Weekend Estimates: X-Men Joins 2014 $90 Million Club

May 25th, 2014

X-Men: Days of Future Past poster

Another weekend, another $90 million opener. This time, there’s an asterisk at least, because X-Men: Days of Future Past will “open” with $110 million, thanks to the four day Memorial Day long weekend, giving Fox an arguable claim to the biggest weekend of the year, and the first $100 million debut. The reality, however, is that it will line up in fourth place when comparing 3-day weekends, with Captain America still out in front, thanks to its $95 million opening back in April. May has seen the three other $90 million-plus weekends, with Godzilla second ($93 million) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 third ($91.6 million). More...

Weekend Predictions: Will the X-Men Opening be Remembered in the Future

May 22nd, 2014

X-Men: Days of Future Past poster

It is Memorial Day long weekend and the box office is looking strong. X-Men: Days of Future Past should dominate the box office chart and there are some who think it will have the best opening of the year so far. Blended is playing the role of counter-programing this week and should do well in that role opening in third place. Meanwhile, the rest of the top five will be filled with Godzilla, Neighbors, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2, all of which should still pull in $10 million or more. By comparison, this weekend last year, there were six films that earned more than $10 million over the four-day weekend, led by Fast and Furious 6, which earned a four-day opening of $117.04 million There are some who think X-Men: Days of Future Past will top that figure. I really hope so. However, even if it does, last year was a record-breaking Memorial Day long weekend and I don't think 2014 will match it. More...

2014 Preview: May

May 1st, 2014

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 poster

It has been a great year so far and April was again a strong month. The box office was led by Captain America: The Winter Soldier, as it became the second film of the year to reach $200 million, while Rio 2 is on pace to become the seventh $100 million hit of the year. Big picture, 2014 has already hit $3 billion, which isn't a record for this time of the year, but it is $250 million ahead of 2013. That streak ends in May. Don't get me wrong. There are six films opening this month that at least have a shot at $100 million and two of those should earn more than $200 million and there are two others that at least have a shot at that milestone. Leading the way is The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which is looking to top The Winter Soldier and become the second biggest hit of the year so far. Its main competition this month is X-men: Days of Future Past, while Godzilla also has a shot at $200 million. Unfortunately, this month last year, Iron Man 3 earned more than $400 million, while two other films took in $200 million and seven films in total reached the century mark. That is going to be really hard to replicate this year and 2014 will likely lose some of its lead over 2013. Fortunately, 2014 has such a big lead that unless the box office really slumps, it will end the month with at least a small lead over 2013. More...

2013 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part IV

December 21st, 2013

PANIC! If you haven't finished your Christmas shopping yet, it is officially time to panic. Personally, I got the last of my shopping done on Wednesday, although I don't think the gift will arrive in time for Christmas. For those still looking for a last minute gift, Part IV of our Holiday Gift Guide focuses on books, CDs, and of course anything else I missed the first time around, beginning with... More...

International Box Office: Elysium Elevates the Box Office

August 23rd, 2013

Elysium rushed to top spot with $24.04 million on 4,588 screens in 41 markets for an early total of $40.08 million. This week it opened in France with $4.16 million on 466 screens, which was enough for first place. It also debuted in first place in Australia ($3.38 million on 317 screens); and in Germany ($3.20 million on 584); and Spain ($3.04 million on 450). It was pushed into third place in Russia with $2.98 million on 976 screens for a total of $12.50 million after two weeks of release. It fell 58%, which is actually better than average for a sophomore film in Russia. More...

International Box Office: Smurfs Rise To Top

August 15th, 2013

The Smurfs 2 rose to top spot with $35.57 million on 11,102 screens in 65 markets for a total of $111.01 million internationally. Its biggest market of the weekend was Germany, where it added $3.16 million on 1,075 screens over the weekend to its total, which now sits at $8.78 million. There is a virtual tie for biggest market overall with Russia and the U.K. sitting at $9.94 million and $9.87 million respectively. Getting to the century mark internationally so quickly is good news for the studio. That said, it is behind the first film in most markets and I don't think it will finish with a profit, at least not on its own. Perhaps merchandizing will push it into the black. More...

Weekend Predictions: Two By Two

August 2nd, 2013

August begins with two films, 2 Guns and The Smurfs 2, one action film and one kids movie. Neither film is likely going to break records, but I think 2 Guns should at least do well enough to be a financial success, eventually. The Smurfs 2 probably won't be a hit here, but its international numbers are looking a lot better. Like this year, this weekend last year there were two wide releases, Total Recall and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, one action film and one kids movie. This year's new releases should easily trump last year's new releases; however, last year the box office was led by The Dark Knight Rises, which will keep the year-over-year comparison a little closer. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Wolverine Loses Power, But Still Dominates

July 29th, 2013

The Wolverine did not live up to expectations, but it still dominated the weekend box office chart, earning more than double the second place film, The Conjuring. Overall, the box office fell nearly 12% when compared to last weekend hitting $172 million. This is still 28% higher than the same weekend last year, which is a great result. In total, 2013 has pulled in $6.40 billion, which is just under $20 million or 0.3% below last year's pace. This is fantastic; however, had The Wolverine performed as well as some were expecting, 2013 would have pulled into the lead over the weekend. More...

Note: This list contains actors which appear in at least 2 movies of the franchise.

PersonNr. of
Box Office
Box Office
Hugh Jackman 7 Logan/Wolverine $2,702,556,208 $5,659,187,930 47.8%
Ian McKellen 4 Magneto $1,911,273,596 $9,577,519,188 20.0%
Halle Berry 4 Storm $1,911,273,596 $4,221,259,629 45.3%
Famke Janssen 4 Jean Grey $1,579,867,673 $3,543,919,431 44.6%
Patrick Stewart 4 Xavier $1,911,273,596 $5,472,231,029 34.9%
Anna Paquin 4 Rogue $1,911,273,596 $2,758,576,703 69.3%
Shawn Ashmore 4 Bobby Drake, AKA Iceman $1,911,273,596 $1,990,767,166 96.0%
Michael Fassbender 3 Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto $1,103,271,080 $2,709,329,919 40.7%
Jennifer Lawrence 3 Raven Darkholme / Mystique $1,103,271,080 $4,728,860,726 23.3%
James Marsden 3 Cyclops $1,163,410,821 $3,439,102,588 33.8%
Rebecca Romijn 3 Mystique $1,163,410,821 $1,643,013,846 70.8%
Daniel Cudmore 3 Colossus $1,614,933,879 $4,633,613,471 34.9%
Stan Lee 3 Waterhose Man $1,518,037,435 $15,807,820,921 9.6%
James McAvoy 2 Professor Charles Xavier $1,103,271,080 $2,971,625,394 37.1%
Ryan Reynolds 2 Wade/Deadpool $1,137,163,923 $3,555,076,321 32.0%
Nicholas Hoult 2 Dr. Henry "Hank" McCoy / Beast $1,103,271,080 $2,463,090,857 44.8%
Bruce Davison 2 Senator Kelly $704,051,266 $1,115,144,408 63.1%
Aaron Stanford 2 John Allerdyce, AKA Pyro $867,071,104 $985,638,464 88.0%
Ellen Page 2 Kitty Pryde $1,207,222,330 $2,388,852,546 50.5%
Kea Wong 2 Jubilee $867,071,104 $929,524,031 93.3%
Connor Widdows 2 Jones $867,071,104 $973,780,358 89.0%
Shauna Kain 2 Theresa Cassidy (AKA Siryn) $867,071,104 $1,034,434,814 83.8%
Bryce Hodgson 2 Artie $867,071,104 $1,117,132,218 77.6%
Mi-Jung Lee 2 Newscaster $867,071,104 $1,644,622,603 52.7%

Note: This list contains people who contributed to at least 2 movies of the franchise.

PersonNr. of
Technical RoleFranchise
Box Office
Box Office
Lauren Shuler Donner 9 Producer (9) $3,820,302,676 $5,546,003,249 68.9%
Stan Lee 7 Executive Producer (7)
Based on the Marvel Comics series (1)
$3,072,439,901 $18,434,450,347 16.7%
Simon Kinberg 6 Producer (4)
Screenwriter (3)
Story Creator (1)
$2,324,968,798 $5,767,717,166 40.3%
John A Larsen 6 Supervising Sound Editor (5)
Re-recording Mixer (1)
$2,702,556,208 $6,616,789,922 40.8%
Bryan Singer 5 Director (4)
Story Creator (3)
Producer (1)
Executive Producer (1)
$1,807,322,346 $2,626,216,153 68.8%
Brian Smrz 5 Second Unit Director (5) $1,885,808,389 $8,915,291,340 21.2%
Ralph Winter 4 Producer (4) $1,538,236,581 $2,254,239,601 68.2%
Louise Mingenbach 4 Costume Designer (4) $1,826,739,801 $5,797,385,554 31.5%
D.M. Hemphill 4 Re-recording Mixer (3)
Special Effects Supervisor (1)
$2,031,390,731 $10,142,867,705 20.0%
Lee Cleary 4 Assistant Director (5) $1,518,819,126 $4,401,670,167 34.5%
Avi Arad 3 Executive Producer (2)
Producer (1)
$1,163,410,821 $7,872,124,496 14.8%
Newton Thomas Sigel 3 Cinematographer (3) $1,451,914,041 $2,502,211,564 58.0%
Kevin Feige 3 Associate Producer (1)
Executive Producer (1)
Co-Producer (1)
$1,163,410,821 $14,173,525,455 8.2%
Tom Cohen 3 Associate Producer (3) $1,519,727,932 $2,986,614,535 50.9%
Roger Mussenden 3 Casting Director (3) $1,451,914,041 $5,100,299,624 28.5%
Michael Dougherty 2 Screenwriter (1)
Story Creator (1)
$407,711,549 $843,561,723 48.3%
Dan Harris 2 Screenwriter (1)
Story Creator (1)
$407,711,549 $783,094,359 52.1%
Zak Penn 2 Screenwriter (2) $867,071,104 $2,706,277,210 32.0%
David Hayter 2 Screenwriter (1)
Story Creator (1)
$704,051,266 $1,054,010,257 66.8%
Hutch Parker 2 Producer (2) $1,164,319,627 $1,496,541,127 77.8%
John Palermo 2 Producer (1)
Executive Producer (1)
$834,185,315 $912,240,140 91.4%
Matthew Vaughn 2 Screenwriter (1)
Director (1)
Story Creator (1)
$1,103,271,080 $2,155,299,372 51.2%
Tom DeSanto 2 Executive Producer (2)
Story Creator (1)
$704,051,266 $4,476,498,789 15.7%
Richard Donner 2 Executive Producer (2) $671,165,477 $2,627,374,072 25.5%
Jane Goldman 2 Screenwriter (1)
Story Creator (1)
$1,103,271,080 $1,917,684,432 57.5%
Ian Gracie 2 Supervising Sound Editor (1)
Supervising Art Director (1)
$791,282,612 $3,461,178,896 22.9%
John Myhre 2 Production Manager (1)
Production Designer (1)
$1,044,202,492 $3,206,628,766 32.6%
Rebecca Cohen 2 Set Decorator (2) $791,282,612 $1,342,191,636 59.0%
David Gorder 2 Associate Producer (2) $867,071,104 $1,197,787,673 72.4%
John Ottman 2 Composer (2)
Editor (2)
$1,155,574,324 $3,707,036,593 31.2%
Guntis Sics 2 Sound Mixer (2) $791,282,612 $2,006,207,869 39.4%
Ross Fanger 2 Unit Production Manager (2)
Co-Producer (1)
$867,071,104 $1,932,074,027 44.9%
Stewart Bethune 2 Unit Production Manager (2) $867,071,104 $1,360,622,745 63.7%
Jason McGatlin 2 Production Supervisor (2) $867,071,104 $2,938,570,551 29.5%
Josh McLaglen 2 Executive Producer (2)
Assistant Director (2)
$1,103,271,080 $10,886,862,165 10.1%
Geoff Hubbard 2 Supervising Art Director (2) $867,071,104 $2,195,215,781 39.5%
Helen Jarvis 2 Art Director (2) $867,071,104 $3,909,387,197 22.2%
Ron Bartlett 2 Special Effects Supervisor (1)
Re-recording Mixer (1)
$1,164,319,627 $7,686,057,351 15.1%
Elizabeth Wilcox 2 Set Decorator (2) $867,071,104 $3,786,563,793 22.9%
Michael Fink 2 Visual Effects Supervisor (2) $704,051,266 $1,497,708,484 47.0%
Jeff Habberstad 2 Stunt Coordinator (2) $1,103,271,080 $8,317,552,899 13.3%
David Husby 2 Sound Mixer (2) $1,221,697,718 $2,625,053,914 46.5%
Craig Berkey 2 Sound Designer (2)
Supervising Sound Editor (2)
$1,155,574,324 $4,287,365,912 27.0%
Paul Massey 2 Re-recording Mixer (2) $1,170,049,712 $14,061,638,133 8.3%
Gordon Smith 2 Special Make-up Effects (2) $704,051,266 $869,536,115 81.0%
Norma Hill-Patton 2 Make-up and Hair Designer (2) $867,071,104 $1,176,295,315 73.7%
Mildred Iatrou 2 Dialogue Editor (2) $875,816,407 $5,750,875,558 15.2%
Craig Henighan 2 Sound Designer (2) $1,221,697,718 $5,568,029,474 21.9%