Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 coming in above yesterday’s forecast for the weekend. Word of mouth was in full force for the film, which took in $118 million last weekend, but is coming off the best second weekend in Marvel Cinematic Universe history. The third installment of the writer-director James Gunn‘s superhero trilogy is looking to earn more than $60 million in its second weekend, bringing its domestic total to $213 million.

In foreign markets, Guardians of the Galaxy 3 has earned $315 million to date, bringing its current global tally to $528 million. It is already higher Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumanialifetime cap of $475 million, and that should come as a much-needed boost. Marvel Studios. Ant-Man 3 dropped around 70% in its second weekend, one of the worst declines for a film of its size. But it’s common for Marvel titles to post 60%-plus drops in their sophomore weekend.


Guardians of the Galaxy 3The 49% drop puts it in a very exclusive group of only five MCU movies that dropped 50% or less in their second weekend. Although Doctor Strange is a universe full of madness and Spider-Man: Home Away decreased by 67% and 68% respectively, Black panther decreased by 45%, Thor to 47%, Doctor Strange by 49% and Iron man and The Avengers by 50%. Guardians of the Galaxy 3 It still has some way to go to match the first film’s $770 million global haul Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2global shipping volume of 863 million dollars.

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The film is sure to make an impact next week Quick X shouts to the theaters, then a week later, with Little mermaid swim ashore. But its strong reviews and stellar A CinemaScore seem to be paying off. Fans who have followed the adventures of the ragtag Guardians will also be interested in seeing the emotional impact Gunn gave them before taking on his new role as CEO of rival DC Studios.

Two new releases debuted in the Top Five

Universal Super Mario Bros movie after topping the box office charts for the entire month of April, retained the number two spot for the second weekend in a row. The animated mega-hit added $13 million in its sixth weekend, bringing its domestic total to $536 million. Globally, the film crossed $1.2 billion this weekend. A soft debut in third place is the old anti-skewing programmer Book Club: The Next Chapterit’s targeting $6.5 million for its opening weekend — about half of its first Book club Filmed during the opening weekend of 2018. The first film grossed over $100 million worldwide. Book club 2 I would have hoped for an absent mother’s day. But many older movies open at a low level, so don’t rule this out just yet.

Took fourth place Rise of the Evil Deadadded $3.7 million this weekend, bringing its domestic total to just over $60 million. Rise of the Evil Dead has now established itself as the highest grossing film in the horror franchise both domestically and globally. Another new release director completed the top five Robert Rodriguez’s low-key thriller Hypnosisplayed the main role Ben Affleck. Played in more than 2,100 domestic theaters, the film grossed just $2.3 million in its opening weekend. It comes just weeks after Affleck’s success in the sports drama Airit’s still playing in the top 10.

This weekend’s total business is just over $100 million, up 13 percent from the same weekend in 2022. Quick X Given the growing interest in the franchise and the early reactions, it will play next weekend. You can watch our interview with the actors Michelle Rodriguez here and stay tuned to Collider for more updates.