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Matt McGloin

Guardians of the Galaxy Top Grossing Film In 2014 In U.S.



James Gunn and the Guardians of the Galaxy had quite an amazing year as the movie is the #1 film of 2014 in the United States.

Guardians of the Galaxy grossed $332,657,316 in the U.S., with a total worldwide box office of $772,257,316.

The Marvel Studios cosmic movie beat out the likes of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The LEGO Movie, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Maleficent, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Godzilla.

Guardians of the Galaxy is also the sixth biggest Marvel movie, trailing the three Raimi Spider-Man movies, Iron Man 3 and The Avengers.

Guardians also holds the #2 spot overall for worldwide gross of 2014, with Michael Bay's Transformers: Age Of Extinction on top with $1.087 billion.

Marvel has already ordered a sequel with James Gunn returning to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 2 set for a May 5, 2017 release date.

(numbers via Amazon's Box Office Mojo)