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Matt McGloin

Guardians of the Galaxy #1 Comic Book Movie Of 2014



A congratulations is in order for James Gunn as Guardians of the Galaxy is now the #1 comic book movie of the year having recently surpassed Fox Studios and Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days Of Future Past.

To date, Guardians of the Galaxy has a worldwide gross of $752,640,000, which bests X-Men: Days Of Future Past's $746,045,700.

Guardians already passed X-Men domestically a while ago, with Guardians currently grossing a whopping $328,640,000 in the U.S.

X-men: Days Of Future Past stands at $233,921,534 in the U.S.

Some other relevant stats for Guardians of the Galaxy include:

The biggest movie of 2014 in the U.S.

Third best worldwide of 2014 (slightly trailing Maleficient, with Transformers 4 at #1)

Third best Marvel Studios movie (The Avengers and Iron Man 3 take #1 and #2)

Sixth biggest Marvel Comics movie in the U.S. (trailing Raimi Spider-Man movies, Iron Man 3 and The Avengers)

Considered the #2 superhero origin movie in the U.S. (trailing Raimi's Spider-Man)

Best opening weekend in August

(numbers via Amazon's Box Office Mojo)

Marvel has given Guardians of the Galaxy 2 a July 28, 2017 release date which sees James Gunn return to direct.

Watch: Guardians of the Galaxy Blu-Ray Trailer: