‘Logan’ tops box office

Michelle Jung, March 6, 2017, 10:09 a.m.


Hugh Jackman’s final Wolverine movie “Logan” topped the box office here over the weekend, data showed Monday. 

The sci-fi action flick featuring Jackman’s return as the clawed Marvel superhero sold some 633,000 tickets at local theaters nationwide from Friday to Sunday, according to box office statistics gathered by the Korean Film Council. 

The latest “X-Men” film opened here on March 1 and had sold a total of more than 1 million tickets as of Sunday. 

Coming in second over the weekend at the box office was Korean thriller “Bluebeard,” starring Cho Jin-woong, with 433,191 tickets sold. 

In third was M. Night Shyamalan’s recent thriller “Split,” starring James McAvoy, with 179,127 tickets. Korean courtroom drama “New Trial” came in fourth with 133,658 tickets. 

“Logan” is reportedly Jackman’s final “X-Men” movie. The actor has appeared in nine Marvel films as the character -- including cameos in “X-Men: First Class” and “X-Men: Apocalypse” -- since 2000. 

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