26 May 2014 9:11 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Updated: With the dust settled, Fox is estimating “X-Men: Days of Future Past” to have grossed $111 million domestically over the long Memorial Day weekend. The studio, meanwhile, revised the pic’s Friday-Sunday projection, up slightly to $91.4 million.

Globally through Monday, “X-Men” amassed $302 million, of which a whopping $171.1 million came from 119 overseas countries in three days, making it the largest international opening ever for Fox, surpassing 2009′s “Avatar” (at $164.5 million). Fox estimated “X-Men” grossed an additional $20 million overseas through today.

The largest bow overseas came from China, which contributed $37.7 million (Fox’s second-highest opening there behind “Titanic 3D”), followed by the U.K. and South Korea, with $14.2 million and $13.5 million, respectively.

“X-Men’s” domestic start is a powerful one, even though it falls short of the $123 million four-day Memorial Day weekend bow for “X-Men: The Last Stand” in 2006.

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