Twentieth Century Fox's YA adaptation ‘The Maze Runner’ opens to $32.5 million at the North American box office; James Gunn’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ passes up fellow Marvel title ‘Iron Man 2’ with a worldwide haul of $632.2 million.
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Marvel and Disney's Guardians of the Galaxy is ousted from the top spot of the domestic box office chart by two new entries, but the film is still making headlines.
Marvel and Disney's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ remains at the top spot in its sixth weekend, followed by Nickelodeon and Paramount's ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’
Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ easily rules the Labor Day holiday, taking in $22.2 million for a domestic total of $280.5 million and global haul of $553.6 million.
After trailing Paramount and Nickelodeon’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ for the past two weeks, Marvel's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ moves back in to first place, passing ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ to become the highest-grossing movie of the summer at the domestic box office.
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ easily remain atop the North American box office this weekend as ‘The Expendables 3’ debut underperforms with just $16.2 million.
Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies' ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ makes its North American debut with $65 million, becoming the second August tentpole after ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ to over perform.
In another victory for Marvel Studios, James Gunn's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ opens to a record-breaking $94.3 million in North America, the top August debut of all time.
Animated features represented more than 20 percent of the total U.K. box office receipts, generating $419 million in 2013.
Despite the weekend’s new offerings, North American revenue is once again down, this time by nearly 12 percent from the same weekend a year ago (the summer continues to be down by more than 20 percent).
Fox's ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ remains at number one in its second weekend, bringing in $36 million for a domestic total of $139 million; Disney's animated family feature ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ comes in third with an $18 million debut.
Even with box office revenue down from last year, the debut of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ pushes Fox to become the first major Hollywood studio to cross the $1 billion mark in 2014 domestic ticket sales.
Paramount’s holdover ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ easily holds on to first place at the box office over a slow Fourth of July weekend, topping the Wednesday-Sunday holiday stretch with $53.8 million for a domestic total of $174.7 million.
Paramount's ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ debuts to $100 million in North America and $201.3 million overseas, including a stunning $90 million opening in China.
Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ takes first place at the international box office with $44.7 million; DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ comes in second place with $43.5 million.
Highly-anticipated sequels ‘22 Jump Street’ and ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ take the top two spots at the North American box office.
Young women prove their might at the North American box office, delivering a $48.2 million opening for YA romance ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ and beating out Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ and Tom Cruise’s ‘Edge of Tomorrow.’
Disney's ‘Maleficent,’ starring Angelina Jolie and co-starring Elle Fanning as Princess Aurora, debuts in first place at the North American box office with $70 million; Seth MacFarlane's R-rated ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ debuts in third place with $17.1 million.
Bryan Singer's critically acclaimed ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ soars at the Memorial Day weekend box office with a global debut of $302 million -- the best of any ‘X-Men’ film.
Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros.' Godzilla debuts to a monstrous $93.2 million at the domestic box office, giving the iconic giant lizard a new lease on life and delivering the second-best opening of the year after Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
Toppling Sony’s ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ from the top spot at the box office, Universal’s ‘Neighbors’ sees a $51.1 million domestic debut over Mother's Day weekend -- the number four three-day opening of all time for an R-rated comedy.
Sony's The Amazing Spider-Man 2 kicks off the summer box office in style, bringing in $92 million domestically for its debut; Fox comedy The Other Woman comes in second place with $14.2 million.
Fox comedy The Other Woman dominates the final weekend before the official start of the summer box office with a $24.7 million debut, unseating Captain America: The Winter Soldier from the top spot at the North American box office after it topped the chart for three consecutive weekends.
In another major victory for Marvel Studios and Disney, Captain America: The Winter Soldier remains at number one for its third consecutive weekend at the North American box office; Fox and Blue Sky's animated family film Rio 2 comes in second place, beating out newcomers Heaven is for Real and Transcendence.