Wolverine

‘Logan’ sinks claws into huge $85.3M U.S. debut, $237.8M globally

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Director James Mangold’s Logan howled loudly at the North American box office over the weekend with $85.3 million from 4,071 theaters, the biggest opening of the year so far and one of the top showings of all time for an R-rated film or for a March release.

Logan was also huge overseas, debuting to a near-record $152.5 million from 81 markets for a global launch of $237.8 million. The movie scored $46.2 million in China, where it crushed The Lego Batman Movie, which bowed to a meager $3.6 million.

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