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‘Skull Island’ earns $61M

LOS ANGELES (AP) – It was Wolverine versus King Kong at the box office this weekend, and Kong came out on top.

“Kong: Skull Island” opened with $61 million over the weekend, while “Logan,” in its second week, pulled in $38.1 million, according to studio figures Monday.

Jordan Peele’s thriller “Get Out,” made for $4.5 million, hung on in the top five, adding $20.7 million to its earnings and bringing its total to $110.7 million in just three weeks.

The faith-based film “The Shack” placed fourth with $10 million, and “The Lego Batman Movie” rounded out the top five with $7.6 million.