#BOXOFFICE: “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY” RULES THE BOX OFFICE UNIVERSE
In its fifth week out, Marvel‘s Guardians of the Galaxy remains triumphant atop the Box Office with $16 million from 3,462 theatres. The Blockbuster edges its way closer to that $300 million-mark domestically and is expected to make its way there later this week.
Like last weekend, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles finds itself in second spot with $11.4 million from 3,543 theatres for Paramount Pictures. To date the Film has made $165 million in North America.
Found-Footage Horror As Above/So Below debuts in third spot for Universal Pictures with $9.2 million. Audiences gave it a C- CinemaScore and Critics also didn’t have much to say about it with a 31% score on the Tomatometer.
Young Adult Adaptation If I Stay slips to fourth spot with$9 million for Warner Bros., a two week cumulative of $32 million.
Former Champ Let’s Be Cops slips to fifth spot for 20th Century Fox with $7.9 million in its third week.
The November Man from Relativity Media/eOne Films, debuts in sixth spot with $7.7 million from 2,776 theatres. The Action Flick starring Pierce Brosnan opened on Wednesday and has grossed $11 million thus far. Critics gave it a low 36% on the Tomatometer, although Audiences responded with a much better B+ CinemaScore.
The Expendables 3 rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.5 million for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films. In three weeks it has grossed $34 million.