BOX OFFICE: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Surpasses IRON MAN And TRANSFORMERS In U.S.
The latest box office reports reveal Marvel's latest original movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, has just earned more than the studio' first outing, Iron Man, among other franchise launchers. Check it out!
Almost two months after its August summer debut, Guardians of the Galaxy is still racking up big dollars at the box office. According to the Gitesh Pandya among others, the James Gunn-directed Marvel venture has domestically grossed an estimated total of $319.2, as of Sunday. Which means Guardians is now the 33rd highest-grossing movie of all-time in the United States, and third highest at Marvel Studios. That's right, it has finally surpassed Iron Man, as well as the first Transformers and Harry Potter movies. That is quite a milestone, and it won't end there. Globally, the space epic has earned $644.3 which nears Thor: The Dark World's $644.8. What do you think?
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits–Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Peter discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand - with the galaxy’s fate in the balance. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is presented by Marvel Studios and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket, Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gilian, Djimon Hounsou with John C. Reilly, Glenn Close as Commander Rael and Benicio del Toro as The Collector. Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, the film opens August 1, 2014
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