“Guardians of the Galaxy” reclaimed the first slot at the box office this weekend and became the top-grossing movie of the summer with a $17.6 million weekend.
Moviegoers continued to shell out for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” while Sylvester Stallone’s action ensemble “The Expendables 3″ was easily out-gunned in its debut.
Paramount Pictures’ comic-book adaptation featuring Megan Fox sliced off a box-office leading $65 million over the weekend.
“Guardians of the Galaxy” blasted past expectations at the weekend box office, earning $94 million in its debut weekend, according to studio estimates on Sunday.
Luc Besson’s “Lucy” starring Scarlett Johansson proved that mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of “Hercules” by director Brett Ratner at the box office this weekend.
The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as “Sex Tape” failed to turn on moviegoers on a weekend where “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” maintained its rule.
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” roared to $73 million on its opening weekend, one of the summer’s best debuts, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The Fourth of July went off like a dud at the box office, as “Transformers: Age of Extinction” and “Tammy” led the weakest summer holiday weekend in at least a decade.
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” is ruling the box office. The fourth installment in filmmaker Michael Bay’s morphing robots series earned $100 million in North America during its opening weekend.
The ensemble comedy “Think Like a Man Too” topped a slow weekend at the summer box office with $30 million, besting “Jersey Boys” and several blockbuster holdovers.
In a summertime battle of sequels, a pair of kooky cops beat out flying dragons for the top spot at the North American box office, but the dragons soared internationally.
In a box-office battle that pitted modest drama against big-budget spectacle, the teenage romance “The Fault in Our Stars” easily bested the Tom Cruise action film “Edge of Tomorrow.”