guardians of the galaxy vol 2 tops box office: watch official trailer

guardians of the galaxy vol 2 tops box office: watch official trailer

Box office figures for Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” have gone into orbit, bringing in an estimated $145 million this weekend. That makes the sequel to the 2014 hit Marvel’s 15th straight No. 1 opening at the domestic box office, CNN reported.

The space adventure movie, starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana, also has done well worldwide, too. Since premiering overseas more than a week ago, the movie has pulled in about $428 million, CNN reported.

“Vol. 2” is Marvel Studios’ fifth-biggest opening. The original film, which is not based on Marvel heroes, grossed $773 million worldwide, CNN reported

Critics have been favorable toward “Vol. 2,” as the film was rated at 82 percent by review site Rotten Tomatoes.

Weekend Box Office (May 5th – May 7th)

  1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2…$145 Million
  2. The Fate of the Furious…$8.5 Million
  3. The Boss Baby…$6.2 Million
  4. How to Be a Latin Lover…$5.3 Million
  5. Beauty and the Beast…$4.9 Million
  6. The Circle…$4.0 Million
  7. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion…$3.2 Million
  8. Gifted…$2.1 Million
  9. Going in Style…$1.9 Million
  10. Smurfs: The Lost Village…$1.8 Million

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