#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.
#BOXOFFICE: “GUARDIANS” ALIVE AND WELL AT BOX OFFICE
It was a tight match for number one this weekend at the Box Office across North America as Guardians of the Galaxy finds itself in atop the Box Office with $17.6 million for Marvel in its fourth week out, just surpassing the $250 million-mark domestically.
In second spot is another former Champ in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for Paramount Pictures with $16.8 million from 3,864 theatres. To date in three weeks it has grossed $145 million.
Young Adult Adaptation If I Stay after putting-up a fight, settles for third for Warner Bros. The Drama starring Chloë Moretz earns $16.4 million from 3,371 theatres, while earning an A- CinemaScore from Audiences and a 42% on the Tomatometer from Critics.
In fourth is last week’s Champ Let’s Be Cops, pulling-in $10 million for 20th Century Fox, with a cumulative $45 million in two weeks.
When the Game Stands Tall debuts in fifth with $9 million for Sony Pictures. The Football Drama opens in 2,673 theatres and gets an A- CinemaScore, but a much worse 18% rating on the Tomatometer.
Frank Miller’s SIN CITY: A Dame to Kill For opens in sixth spot for The Weinstein Co./eOne Films with $7 million from 2,894 theatres. By comparison, its Predecessor brought in $29 million in its debut back in 2005. The long-awaited Sequel gets only a B- CinemaScore from Audiences and 43% on the Tomatometer.
Warner Bros.’ Into the Storm rounds-out the Top Ten with $3.6 million in its third week.
#BOXOFFICE: “TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES” MAKES IT TWO-FOR-TWO!
And it’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles once again atop the Box Office in its second week out! The Action-Fantasy Flick starring Will Arnett and Megan Fox pulls-in $27 million this weekend for Paramount Pictures from 3,980 theatres across North America. In just two weeks, it grosses $116 million.
Guardians of the Galaxy continues to perform well in second spot with $23.7 million for Marvel, now in its third week out. To date it has earned $221 million.
Comedy Let’s Be Cops debuts in third spot for 20th Century Fox with $17 million from 3,094 theatres. Earning just 11% on the Tomatometer, the Film starring Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr. earns a much better B CinemaScore from Audiences.
The Expendables 3 opens in fourth spot for eOne Films/Lionsgate Films with $16 million from 3,221 theatres. The star-studded Action Flick penned by and starring Sylvester Stallone gets 35% on the Tomatometer and also a good A- CinemaScore from Audiences, which will help its word of mouth hopefully as this Installment has the lowest opening of its Franchise. The first Film in 2010 earned $34 million in its debut, by comparison.
Adaptation of popular Novel, The Giver debuts in fifth spot for eOne Films/The Weinstein Co. with $13 million from 3,003 theatres. Starring Jeff Bridges, Odeya Rush and Brenton Thwaites, the Film receives 30% from Critics on the Tomaometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
Lucy slips to eighth in its fourth week out with $5.2 million, just surpassing the $100 million-mark in North America for Universal Pictures.
Well-reviewed Boyhood expands to 771 theatres for Mongrel Media/IFC Films, rounding-out the Top Ten with $1.9 million. In six weeks it has grossed $13.6 million.