‘The Wolverine’ Movie Claws to Top of Box Office
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The Hugh Jackman comic-book movie “The Wolverine” chewed up the competition this weekend. The sixth installment of the "X-Men" franchise took the top spot with $55 million.

The previous Wolverine film, “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” debuted in 2009 with $85 million.

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“The Conjuring,” which was No. 1 last week, took second with $22.1 million, followed by the animated comedy “Despicable Me 2” with $16 million.

The animated “Turbo” was fourth with $13.3 million, while Adam Sandler's comedy “Grown Ups 2” rounded out the top five with $11.5 million.