“Guardians of a Galaxy,” a strike film about a organisation of misfit superheroes from Walt Disney’s Marvel studio, stayed atop U.S. and Canadian theaters as Hollywood wrapped adult what is staid to be a misfortune summer for box bureau sales given 2006.
“Guardians” collected $16.3 million in a initial 3 days of a U.S. Labor Day weekend, outdrawing dual new releases, researcher Rentrak pronounced Sunday in a statement. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” remained in second place, generating $11.8 million.
“Summer 2014 was in a unenviable position of following what was a biggest revenue-generating summer of all time in 2013,” Paul Dergarabedian, comparison researcher during Rentrak, pronounced in a phone talk Sunday. “This done comparisons really tough.”
“Guardians,” No. 1 for 3 weekends given a Aug. 1 release, is a biggest summer film in a U.S. and put a certain top on a mostly bad widen for a industry. Sales have declined about 15 percent as of Aug. 26 from a year earlier, according to Rentrak, that estimates a summer sum by Monday will be $4.05 billion, a slightest given $3.75 billion in 2006.
Two new films non-stop in far-reaching release. “As Above/So Below,” from Comcast’s Universal Pictures, non-stop with sales of $8.3 million to arrange fourth. The assembly for a R-rated fear movie, in that explorers learn secrets in Paris’ catacombs, was about 52 percent womanlike and about 57 percent was younger than 25 years old, according to a Rentrak.
“The Nov Man,” from Relativity Media, constructed $7.7 million to place sixth. The view thriller, that stars actor Pierce Brosnan, captivated an assembly 83 percent of that was some-more than 25 years of age, a consult showed.
Brosnan stars as an ex-CIA user who is brought behind into movement and pitted opposite a former student in a conflict involving a Russian president-elect.
The film, that non-stop on Wednesday, was foresee to acquire $8.8 million for Relativity Media over 4 days.