Guardians of the Galaxy Reach $94 Million Gross on US Weekend Premiere

By Rochelle Paula Carino | 2 years ago
Guardians of the Galaxy Reach $94 Million Gross on US Weekend Premiere

Marvel Studios has once again showed how much success their studio can exhibit. Their latest film,”Guardians of the Galaxy,” has garnered the top-grossing film spot for August as it reached $94 million on the weekend of its release, and that is just in the U.S. alone. Read on to learn more about the details.

According to Variety, Marvel Studios has become the concrete and high-standard basis for movie brands these days. It was after the “Guardians of the Galaxy”  effortlessly surpassed the record holder in 2007, “The Bourne Ultimatum, which earned $63.9 million. The studio achieved another glorious feat despite the placement of the release date and the less-known adversary of their comic book prowess.


In fact, the film has managed to place itself in the top three highest earning stateside opening of the year. On a worldwide scale, the film is able to get past the 100 million mark as it is now already holding an impressive $160.4 million overall gross on its first weekend of release.

In one of their feature articles, Indie Wire previously stated that Marvel Studios is now ruling the Hollywood roster. Considering the fact that not many are fully aware of the existence, people still came to the theaters to feed their curiosity to the fullest on “Guardians of the Galaxy.” On the other hand,  Disney only anticipated $65 million to $70 million revenue on the weekend premiere of the film, but it turned out to be way more than their expected outcome.

Marvel has already started gaining its reputation for having a lot of positive feedbacks.  The studio has accumulated a total of $6.3 billion in their gross earnings for their films since “Iron Man” all the way to “Captain America: Winter Soldier.” Their consistency is very admirable and undeniable at the same time. This is all because they have not failed to meet their audience’s demands superfluously. To date, Rotten Tomatoes gave “Guardians of the Galaxy” a praiseworthy 96% fresh rating in its overall glory.

Certainly, Marvel has imparted the good movie feels that every avid movie fanatic is looking for. They have successfully made a fan base that are not only just supporters of the comic books but are also dedicated to watching films that their production creates.

True enough, we can now safely say that we can count on Marvel Studios to bring justice in the movie adaptation of our favorite comic book superheroes.

That sums up our scoop on the premiere box office success of “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Stay tuned on Movie News Guide (MNG) for more entertaining news.

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