The movie is receiving strong reviews (91 percent on Rotten Tomatoes) and good word-of-mouth ("A" CinemaScore), so it should hold up better than The Last Stand. If it plays like last year's Fast & Furious 6, it will wind up just below $110 million for the four-day frame.
In second place, Godzilla plummeted 77 percent to $8.8 million. That's a horrible drop on par with notoriously front-loaded movies like Cloverfield (76 percent) and Ang Lee's Hulk (77 percent). For the four-day weekend, Godzilla could earn less than $40 million. Blended opened in third place with an estimated $4.4 million. That's a terrible start for an Adam Sandler movie: it's less than half of Jack and Jill's $9.8 million, and is even lower than 2012 flop That's My Boy ($4.6 million). The movie should play to families over the long weekend, though it's likely that it winds up below $20 million anyway. Neighbors fell 51 percent to $4.2 million. In the process, it passed $100 million, and has also now earned more than This is the End. Meanwhile, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 fell 56 percent to $2 million. 4-Day Weekend Projections 1. X-Men - $112 million 2. Godzilla - $39 million 3. Blended - $19 million 4. Neighbors - $18 million