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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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