Posted by: Matt McGloin
/ 1 year 17 weeks ago

Guardians of the Galaxy Breaks August Box Office Records



Marvel Studios has done it again and has another hit on their hands with Guardians of the Galaxy.

The James Gunn-directed film brought in $94 million domestically this weekend giving it the best August opening ever.

The previous record was held by The Bourne Ultimatum, which had $69.3 million, but we see Guardians crushed that.

The Guardians of the Galaxy opening put it on par with Captain America 2, and to date has a total worldwide gross of $160 million.

The film is also getting rave reviews as Guardians currently sits at 92% positive rating amongst critics, with a 96% positive rating amongst fans at Rotten Tomatoes.

Word of mouth has been positive, and Guardians also has an "A" cinemscore with audiences.

Marvel recently announced a sequel is in the works.