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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Breaks August Opening Record with $94 Million Box Office Debut!

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Breaks August Opening Record with $94 Million Box Office Debut!

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy opened to out-of-this-world numbers with a $94 million debut at the box office!

According to THR, the flick, which stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, and more, broke August records in North America and killed it overseas with $66.4 million in 42 markets, for a global opening of $160.4 million.

Coming in at No. 2 was Scarlett Johansson‘s latest flick Lucy, which fell 58 percent to $18.2 million for a domestic total of $79.6 million so far.

Taking the third spot was the James Brown biopic Get On Up, starring Chadwick Boseman, which opened to a lukewarm $14 million.

Rounding out the top five were Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson‘s epic film Hercules, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which brought in $10.7 million and $8.7 million, respectively.

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  • Living in a box

    Another Marvel-lous hit.

  • Al Patrickson

    Alright, Marvel fans and/or movie fans in America. LISTEN UP. The weekend estimates for Guardians of the Galaxy report it opened up $94 million, but, while we are at it, let’s try to get it to make an extra $1.1 million dollars to beat Captain America: The Winter Soldier’s opening weekend record by the end of the night. It might not beat Transformers 4, well, maybe it could if it pulls an Avengers surprise, but it might be able to beat Captain America 2′s opening weekend record. SO, C’MON GUYS. DONT STOP, KEEP GOING. HURRY BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE. LET’S DO IT.

  • Cool

    IT is me


    I loved Guardians of The Galaxy. So did the entire audience. The laughing was loud and true. Loved it.

  • OB@M@

    Right now in time you got 3 nests in Sp@ce – growing ‘ fly like’ ‘ hells @ngels’ – cre@tures – they sw@rm – the sound is the flight p@th- you got one BIG problem Euston – he@d of N@S@ get with MY PROGR@M – like NOW

  • OB@M@

    Billions of them , they don’t look hum@n , they look like insects – I c@n see them , bec@use I @m @sleep, in @ dre@m you @ll in my dre@m – born CE5> hosting IT – IT isis @bout ten foot in full size – glows f@celess – they h@ve sp@wned , they coming here to pl@net E@rth- h@tch 2020 – 3 ye@rs flight – then they R@PRURE the lot on y@ b@cks in@ com@ , 9 billion souls – they’ll t@ke h@lf for the NEW WORLD ORDER – get re@dy

  • OMG!

    You’ve brought out @ movie c@lled Lucy?! unbeliev@ble
    @nd you c@nnot pick me up! you dersrve to bee e@tten

  • NO

    I will not give you the rest while I rot @t the bottom – how discusting you @ll R – I feel sorry for the common people @ll 9 billion of them