“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.
Mark Ruffalo had a big smile on his face as he signed ticket stubs and posed for pictures, as Leilani Munter’s car included an ad for his The Solutions Project organization.
The new Captain America will be African American. Marvel superhero The Falcon will take over as the patriotic Avenger in an upcoming installment of the comic book series.
“X-Men: Days of Future Past” debuted with $91 million, beating last weekend’s top hit, the sci-fi adventure “Godzilla,” which earned another $31.4 million in its second weekend.
Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp’s new movie.
“Captain America” continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as “The Winter Soldier” took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas.
Continuing the success of the Marvel superhero franchise, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has set a record as the biggest domestic April release of all time.
“Thor: The Dark World” continued its box office reign in its second week of release. But, opening 15 years after the original, “The Best Man Holiday” opened very strongly.
Superheroes continue to defeat their foes at the box office. “Thor: The Dark World” earned $86.1 million, dominating the weekend box office as it opened in the top spot.
Angelina Jolie cast a spell on the crowd at the D23 Expo. The star of the upcoming film “Maleficent” appeared on stage at the Disney extravaganza for a Saturday presentation promoting the company’s upcoming assortment of live-action films.