Logan, touted as the final Hugh Jackman/”Wolervine” movie was a beast at the box office this weekend raking in an estimated $85.3 million, according to Exhibitor Relations, setting the record for the biggest-ever R-rated opening weekend at the box office in March.
The previous record-holder, 300, opened at $70.8 million back in 2007.
Scoring a super-heroic 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, audiences and critics gushed over the seriousness and long-awaited violence that suited the comic character.
Synopsis: Set in the future of 2024, Logan and Professor Charles Xavier must cope with the loss of the X-Men when a corporation lead by Nathaniel Essex is destroying the world leaving it to destruction, with Logan’s healing abilities slowly fading away and Xavier’s Alzheimer’s forcing him to forget. Logan must defeat Nathaniel Essex with the help of a young girl named Laura Kinney, a female clone of Wolverine.