GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Is Now the Highest Grossing Film of the Year, But for How Long?

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Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new 2014 box office champion.  After a stellar opening weekend and extremely solid legs in the following weeks, Marvel’s swell Guardians of the Galaxy now stands as the highest grossing film of the year at the domestic box office with a grand total of $262.1 million.  The year’s previous champion, fittingly enough, was Marvel’s other 2014 film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which totaled out at $259.7 million domestically.  Though Guardians’ worldwide total of $507.4 million is still eclipsed by The Winter Soldier’s $714 million take, the galactic film’s international rollout will continue in the weeks to come, including a Chinese debut.

Hit the jump for more on the Guardians of the Galaxy box office standing, why it’s unlikely to remain the champion, and an overview of the full domestic Top 10 of the year thus far.

guardians-of-the-galaxy-box-officeThough on paper Guardians of the Galaxy seemed like a big risk as far as tentpole movies were concerned—largely unknown source material, lack of starpower, talking raccoon & tree—I think people underestimated just what it is that draws audiences to Marvel movies, and that’s Marvel itself.  The studio is no longer just a studio, it’s become a brand, and as long as fans are satisfied with the content, Marvel can smack a “Marvel Studios” logo on just about anything and ensure that there will be a sizable turnout.  Of course it helps if your film is actually good, and in the case of Guardians of the Galaxy, audiences (both comics savvy and not) responded highly to the film’s solid mix of heart, humor, and fun, which accounts for its solid performance in the weeks following its initial debut.

And yet, it’s actually unlikely that Guardians of the Galaxy will remain the 2014 domestic box office champion for the rest of the year; there’s this little thing called The Hunger Games coming up in November.  Not even the popularity of Iron Man 3, Frozen, or Man of Steel could top The Hunger Games: Catching Fire last year, as the Jennifer Lawrence-fronted sequel rocketed to the top of the box office with a $424 million domestic total without the aid of 3D surcharges, amazingly enough.  This November’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 should have no problem topping the year’s domestic box office once again, and if the quality remains as high as it was with Catching Fire, then watch out.

the-hunger-games-mockingjay-part-1-woody-harrelsonOf course there are a few other potential box office successes on tap for the final quarter of 2014, most notably Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic Interstellar, but The Hunger Games is a phenomenon of epic proportions and I just don’t see anything topping it.  If this were 2004 I’d say The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies had a shot, but The Desolation of Smaug grossed nearly $50 million less than its predecessor last year so I don’t see a big uptick in domestic sales for this final installment.

Box office has been down overall for the summer of 2014, but what we’ve lost in quantity we’ve actually gained in quality, as this year’s crop of summer blockbusters was actually quite strong aside from a few blemishes here and there (ahem The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ahem).  Take a look at the current Top 10 domestic totals for 2014 thus far below, and sound off with your thoughts on the box office landscape as it stands now in the comments section.  Do you think Mockingjay can be beat?

Rank Title Total Domestic Gross
1. Guardians of the Galaxy $262,142,000
2. Captain America: The Winter Soldier $259,766,572
3. The LEGO Movie $257,750,402
4. Transformers: Age of Extinction $243,950,966
5. Maleficent $237,841,302
6. X-Men: Days of Future Past $232,814,528
7. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $204,419,991
8. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $202,853,933
9. Godzilla $200,672,193
10. 22 Jump Street $190,267,743

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  • appolox

    This was never a risk for Marvel. It was it’s destiny to become this popular and successful.

    • Manuel Orozco

      I agree besides it was reaching the 10th movie milestone for heaven sake in 6 years.

    • http://oddsing.com/ oddsing

      Agree you.
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  • Manuel Orozco

    I don’t care how long it stays as the highest grossing movie of the year. But what I do care is that Marvel celebrates the turn out of a great movie for years to come.

    • Star Lord

      If Avengers 2 is able to top the first Avengers quality-wise (it’ll probably top Avatar’s $2 billion easily), then there really is nothing stopping Marvel at this point. Fox and especially Sony should just give up in trying to create a cinematic universe

      • Manuel Orozco

        Let’s see what happens next summer but what you said about Sony I resent that

      • Devin Reed

        Why? The reaction to ASM 2 was lukewarm at best. Sony’s isn’t even a shared universe…it’s ONE franchise that they can’t even handle properly.

      • Manuel Orozco

        We’ll those who’s faith in Sony’s power over Spider man had diminished should go to hell.

      • mattinacan

        there hasn’t been a good spiderman movie since Raimi’s spiderman 2, i think everyone can see how they have diminished.

      • Manuel Orozco

        We’ll I’m interested in what they do next no matter what happens.

      • mattinacan

        so you are happy with mediocrity. you are their demographic, people who keep watching the crap and don’t mind it.

      • mattinacan

        so you are happy with mediocrity. you are their demographic, people who keep watching the crap and don’t mind it.

      • Manuel Orozco

        May not be great but oh well

      • mattinacan

        i can’t. i always feel dumber after talking with you on here.

      • Manuel Orozco

        Fine

      • Manuel Orozco

        Fine

      • Manuel Orozco

        Fine

      • Manuel Orozco

        May not be great but oh well

      • Manuel Orozco

        We’ll I’m interested in what they do next no matter what happens.

      • Star Lord

        LOL sorry if people don’t agree with your opinion and you sound pretty butthurt, but whether you like it or not, Sony’s Spidey has greatly diminished in quality and even box office haul after a string of mediocre to terrible Spider-man movies. As mattinacan said below me, the last good Spidey flick was Raimi’s Spider-man 2. Ever since, Sony has been shitting on the franchise and it’s been more of a movie made by Sony suits than the actual directors, etc. Doesn’t help that they have a terrible writing team too. I mean, who the hell is excited for a Venom and Sinister Six movie without Spidey in them? Can’t wait for them to flop and the rights to FINALLY revert back to their rightful owner.

      • Manuel Orozco

        Say what you want and let’s stop all this crappy debating

      • Star Lord

        Uhh, no. The point of these comments is to debate and discuss various topics. That’s the problem with today’s audiences. They just keep throwing money at crap movies just because of the brand. Shit movies like Transformers and the new TASM series don’t deserve to make even half of what they make. But since they still make boatloads of cash, that just tells Hollywood that they can continue to be lazy and not improve what they’re doing. It makes me cringe when movies like Edge of Tomorrow don’t even make a fraction of what these idiotic blockbusters make

      • Manuel Orozco

        Of forget about it

      • Star Lord

        LOL sorry if people don’t agree with your opinion and you sound pretty butthurt, but whether you like it or not, Sony’s Spidey has greatly diminished in quality and even box office haul after a string of mediocre to terrible Spider-man movies. As mattinacan said below me, the last good Spidey flick was Raimi’s Spider-man 2. Ever since, Sony has been shitting on the franchise and it’s been more of a movie made by Sony suits than the actual directors, etc. Doesn’t help that they have a terrible writing team too. I mean, who the hell is excited for a Venom and Sinister Six movie without Spidey in them? Can’t wait for them to flop and the rights to FINALLY revert back to their rightful owner.

      • Dorian Gray

        Sony’s just going through the motions at this point. They know the formula for a summer blockbuster and are sticking to it.

      • Manuel Orozco

        And they should

      • doc

        Not when the finished product is ASM 2.

      • Manuel Orozco

        What do you mean

      • doc

        Sony’s formula for a blockbuster is flooding the market with way too trailers and clips that give away the whole movie and releasing a product that it both too long for it’s content and too short for what it is supposedly about. “The Untold Story”, nope. “His Greatest Battle Begins”, not really. This was Iron Man 2 in a sense that all these elements where crammed into a movie that was just fine without trying to lead into the next movie. It was like I was watching two different movies. The first was a great character piece between Peter and Gwen and the second was a CGI heavy villain of the week X 3.

      • Manuel Orozco

        Look I know the franchise is letting us down. But we gotta give Sony time to improve on how things will continue from here

      • Dorian Gray

        Are you a shill or something? Disney/Marvel has proven that we DON’T news to settle for mediocre comic book films just to see where things will go.

      • Manuel Orozco

        What does shill mean

      • Dorian Gray

        LMGTFY A person who pretends to give an impartial endorsement of something in which they themselves have an interest.

      • Manuel Orozco

        Listen I just want to be entertained by what Sony has planned

      • Manuel Orozco

        Listen I just want to be entertained by what Sony has planned

      • Dorian Gray

        Are you a shill or something? Disney/Marvel has proven that we DON’T news to settle for mediocre comic book films just to see where things will go.

      • doc

        Unfortunately I don’t think people care anymore. I hope the studio does get their act straight and make good Spider-Man movies in the future I I don’t have much confidence at this point.

      • Manuel Orozco

        With them focusing on sinister six and pushing ASM 3 back four years. My faith in Sony has not diminished just yet

      • doc

        Sony has no direction when it comes to Spider-man. maybe if they focused on bringing us a coherent story that actually delivered what was promised instead of a CGI blood bath there would be more faith in the future of this character. I loved the character moments but they are stuck in a Spider-Man 3 mess of too many characters and plot lines that go nowhere.

      • Manuel Orozco

        Blood bath what does that mean

      • doc

        CGI overload, spilling everywhere.

      • Manuel Orozco

        Oh I know the cgi work is overdone but in my opinion it enchances the action. It’s more about the razzle dazzle and less about today’s edge

      • Dorian Gray

        I’m right there with you, doc. Spider-man is my favorite comic book character but Sony just doesn’t know what to do with him. They do, however, want to keep the IP out of the hands of the competition, and they’re willing to put out as many $hitty movies as it takes to keep the IP.

      • doc

        Sony has no direction when it comes to Spider-man. maybe if they focused on bringing us a coherent story that actually delivered what was promised instead of a CGI blood bath there would be more faith in the future of this character. I loved the character moments but they are stuck in a Spider-Man 3 mess of too many characters and plot lines that go nowhere.

      • doc

        Sony has no direction when it comes to Spider-man. maybe if they focused on bringing us a coherent story that actually delivered what was promised instead of a CGI blood bath there would be more faith in the future of this character. I loved the character moments but they are stuck in a Spider-Man 3 mess of too many characters and plot lines that go nowhere.

      • Mike

        I definitely think that Avengers 2 would make more money than the first did but I don’t think it will top Avatar. It made 2.7 billion and even with China emerging as a huge powerhouse, I don’t think Avengers can pull Avatar numbers. Wait til avatar 2. It’s gonna be crazy.

      • Star Lord

        I think it’s been too long between Avatar movies, and a lot of people have found the first one overrated. It’ll still get a huge opening turnout, but I doubt it’ll have the lasting power necessary to top the first one in total box office. Time will tell though, but that’s just my guess. I think Avengers 2 has a better shot since it’s riding off the terrific Cap 2 and GotG, along with the great reception of the first Avengers. It’s going to be massive. The only film that’s a deadlock to beat Avatar’s gross will be Star Wars Episode VII. Everyone and their mother will see that movie

      • Andrew Sanders

        Avatar was def over-rated.Yes,amazing to look at,…but the story was predictable & the ending didn’t have that emotional punch & was better handled in Pans Labyrinth & The Orphanage,both better films in my opinion.
        I will be a bit cautious before forking out my dosh for the sequel.
        I really hope Avengers Age of Ultron knocks Avatar off the top spot next yr!
        As for the new Star Wars,i just can’t excited(yet).And I’m old enough to have seen all of them in the cinema.
        I might feel different with the first trailer.

      • Mike

        I have a feeling that Star Wars won’t do avatar numbers internationally. Hell I don’t think it’ll even do 700 million in the US. I know a lot of fans are excited but James Cameron is not to be underrated when it comes to appealing to our parents. My mom’s favorite movie is Titanic and my Dad’s is Avatar. Plus, the Avatar sequels are said to cost around 330 million each to make. They will be astoundingly good looking movies. Star Wars will have a 220 million budget. I obviously understand it takes more than a lot of money too make a great movie, but quality isn’t important to the international market. Check out transformers recent numbers.

      • Star Lord

        I think it’s been too long between Avatar movies, and a lot of people have found the first one overrated. It’ll still get a huge opening turnout, but I doubt it’ll have the lasting power necessary to top the first one in total box office. Time will tell though, but that’s just my guess. I think Avengers 2 has a better shot since it’s riding off the terrific Cap 2 and GotG, along with the great reception of the first Avengers. It’s going to be massive. The only film that’s a deadlock to beat Avatar’s gross will be Star Wars Episode VII. Everyone and their mother will see that movie

  • Aaron Conaway

    I saw it twice, great movie. Fun, visual FXs are great too.

  • Zack Snyder

    2014 is a free for all between Mockingjay Part 1 and The Battle of Five Armies. Interstellar will either do well or steal the crown.

    • Burns

      I don’t think Interstellar will be that big of a hit, after seeing the second trailer it looks like the audience for it will be limited.

      • Vulcan

        A lot more people saw Gravity than I thought would, so I’m guessing probably the same size audience or bigger.

      • rick

        It’s Christopher Nolan. Most people didn’t know what the fuck Inception was about from the trailers, and that still made close to $300 million.

        Add in McConaughey’s recent popularity, and I think that Interstellar will make at least that.

      • MJ

        Interstellar will be this year’s Gravity. It’s going to be huge.

    • Vulcan

      I would say it’s between Mockingjay and Interstellar. A lot of people got burned out on the Hobbit after the last movie. I’m almost considering skipping and renting it when it comes out.

      • Person

        yeah I don’t see Hobbit being a big deal, especially domestically. The only thing working in its favor is that it’ll probably be the last Middle Earth movie for a long time.

    • django9000

      Hack Znyder’s missing the point. He moved his movie date as a reaction to the success of this rather obscure movie. And everyone knows it. :]
      If you’re happy & you know it, clap your hands! *clap, clap*

    • rick

      The Battle of Five Armies?

      The second Hobbit movie made $258.4 million, and these movies really aren’t that hyped up. Nowhere close to the hype that the LotR movies had back then.

  • Lovecraftlives

    Now that it has conquered it foes, Marvel can do whatever they please!

    • Doot

      Except maybe an Ant-Man movie with Edgar Wright at the helm…

      • Tom

        shut up. no one cares anymore.

      • HORSEFLESH

        I care, deeply.

      • Andrew Sanders

        Except that Edgar Wright isn’t at the helm(on Ant-Man)any longer,…& Peyton Reed is.

      • Andrew Sanders

        Except that Edgar Wright isn’t at the helm(on Ant-Man)any longer,…& Peyton Reed is.

      • Andrew Sanders

        Except that Edgar Wright isn’t at the helm(on Ant-Man)any longer,…& Peyton Reed is.

    • Mike

      Edgar Wright!!!! Derp derp I’m retarded

    • Joker

      Edgar
      .
      Wright
      .

  • Mixed race rich kid NYC

    I haven’t seen any of those movies
    This has been one of the worst year for movie lovers
    I mean real movie lovers, not those people who jerk off watching men in spandex
    I’ve only seen 4 movies this year in theaters: boyhood (great except for the Obama masturbation scene) the dance of reality (best Movie of the year) how to train your dragon (I slept through it, boring lame movie, should have babysit my cousins instead of bringing them to watch that shit) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (forgettable movie as in I don’t remember any of it)

    Oscar season can’t come soon enough and even I know this will be somewhat disappointing
    I’m not looking forwards to any movie this year really
    Maybe mr. Turner because of the director and Birdman
    Whatever happened to Terrence malick movies???
    How long does it take to edit two movies and a documentary?
    It’s been like 3 years!!!!!!

    • Pk

      There’s foxcatcher and gone girl if you are interested

    • NICK НΛRT

      why havent you been banned from this website yet

      • ʝoe βloggs

        Probably because it uses a Guest account.

    • Doom Occulta

      Fuck off and die you race baiting $hit.

    • Ruprect

      You haven’t seen any of the top ten moviews of the year, but they all suck? You are not a movie fan at all. You are a poser and a troll. Please leave this site.

    • Jim

      Hollywood is all about imitating success so I would expect that you will see a lot more movies based on Comic Books and Young Adult Fiction in the theatres for the foreseeable future. You can complain about that or you can look for the type of entertainment you enjoy elsewhere. I suggest you try your Television. HBO, Showtime, Netflix and others are putting out some really interesting stuff.

    • MJ

      “I haven’t seen any of those movies. This has been one of the worst year for movie lovers”

      So you are not seeing these movies, but yet make a conclusion that this is a bad year for movie lovers? How would you know if you are not seeing them? That’s like saying you hate Coke, but then admit you never had one?

      You are just pulling these comments out of your ass with admittedly no real movie-going knowledge of these movies you are commenting on.

      This is called INTELLECTUALLY BANKRUPT.

    • mattinacan

      why hasn’t Matt banned you yet?

    • Dorian Gray

      Is that supposed to be a poem or something? Seriously, learn how to use end punctuation and somebody might eventually take you seriously.

      Edit: I wouldn’t count on it, though.

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  • HORSEFLESH

    “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Is Now the Highest Grossing Film of the Year”

    Only in the US.

    • Jim

      wait a couple of weeks

      • Xun

        No need to wait, it will stay so, cause the rest of the world doesn’t really care about some second rate comic book crap.

      • Bruce

        Yeah…They care about third rate robots!!!

      • mattinacan

        i’m sure you are pumped for battleship 2!

      • HORSEFLESH

        It’ll need more than a couple of weeks; Transformers made $821,300,000 outside the US.

      • mattinacan

        that’s because foreigners love flashy CGI garbage

      • HORSEFLESH

        Just like Americans – who practically invented it.

      • mattinacan

        and you morons eat it up!

      • HORSEFLESH

        As do the morons who make it.

      • mattinacan

        um, no

      • HORSEFLESH

        Your box-office tells a different story. Transformers and TMNT were both number 1 films.

      • mattinacan

        you obviously know nothing about box office grosses

      • HORSEFLESH

        So you’re telling us those films weren’t hugely successful in a single country like the US?

      • Strong Enough

        They were but worldwide is the reason it made a BILLION. without the worldwide gross those films would never make back their budget and be flops which in turn would never green light sequels. its not even the highest domestic gross. GotG is which is a great film

        so thanks world for the shitty movies

      • HORSEFLESH

        I know; no blockbuster films are released in one country.

      • HORSEFLESH

        As do the morons who make it.

      • HORSEFLESH

        As do the morons who make it.

      • mattinacan

        and you morons eat it up!

      • lord jim

        yeah sure, that´s why european movies are filled with flashy cgi, lol.only teenagers dig american garbage.

      • lord jim

        yeah sure, that´s why european movies are filled with flashy cgi, lol.only teenagers dig american garbage.

      • lord jim

        yeah sure, that´s why european movies are filled with flashy cgi, lol.only teenagers dig american garbage.

  • ThisGuy01

    Hunger Games 3 will take the year. It’s just a given. A lot of people are done with The Hobbit but I wouldn’t be surprised if the 3rd film did a bit better than the second because it’s the last entry. But yeah, Hunger Games 3 will be the top earner in 2014. Perhaps the bigger question is could the final Hunger Games win 2015 ( with an Avengers sequel & Star Wars 7 I’m thinking that’s a No)

    • Mike

      Def no win for Hunger Games in 2015. That year is destined for huge numbers in general. Avengers beating Star Wars will be the big story.

      Edit: I don’t mean beating it in terms of quality, I just mean international and domestic box office numbers.

      • MJ

        Star Wars will easily beat Avengers.

      • http://www.JustPressPlay.net Lex Walker

        I’m not so sure. You have a lot of classic Star Wars fans burned by the prequels. Even if the press photos for Abrams movie have been pretty appealing, a brand new Star Wars movie lost a lot of its appeal after Phantom Menace. Revenge may have left on a box office upswing from Attack of the Clones’s steep decline after Phantom, but that doesn’t change the fact that older audiences view post-Original trilogy movies with a bit of apprehension. As a guy who grew up with an unhealthy Star Wars obsession, I didn’t even bother to see Revenge of the Sith in the theater (and when I finally saw it a year ago – I was incredibly disappointed).

        If the trailers for Abrams’s movie looks good, yeah, I’ll probably see it, but I don’t think I’m the only formerly ardent SW fan waiting for that proof.

      • http://www.JustPressPlay.net Lex Walker

        I’m not so sure. You have a lot of classic Star Wars fans burned by the prequels. Even if the press photos for Abrams movie have been pretty appealing, a brand new Star Wars movie lost a lot of its appeal after Phantom Menace. Revenge may have left on a box office upswing from Attack of the Clones’s steep decline after Phantom, but that doesn’t change the fact that older audiences view post-Original trilogy movies with a bit of apprehension. As a guy who grew up with an unhealthy Star Wars obsession, I didn’t even bother to see Revenge of the Sith in the theater (and when I finally saw it a year ago – I was incredibly disappointed).

        If the trailers for Abrams’s movie looks good, yeah, I’ll probably see it, but I don’t think I’m the only formerly ardent SW fan waiting for that proof.

      • Bob

        Say what you want about the quality of the prequels they still did outstanding business at the box office.

      • MJ

        You are forgetting the legions of twenty-somethings and teenagers who both actually liked the prequels when they were younger, and more recently, loved the clone wars animated series.

      • http://www.JustPressPlay.net Lex Walker

        I’ll at least give the animated series credit for being miles above any of the prequel movies. That series was the only thing to come of Lucas saying “Hey, let’s make some prequels!”

      • http://www.JustPressPlay.net Lex Walker

        I’m not so sure. You have a lot of classic Star Wars fans burned by the prequels. Even if the press photos for Abrams movie have been pretty appealing, a brand new Star Wars movie lost a lot of its appeal after Phantom Menace. Revenge may have left on a box office upswing from Attack of the Clones’s steep decline after Phantom, but that doesn’t change the fact that older audiences view post-Original trilogy movies with a bit of apprehension. As a guy who grew up with an unhealthy Star Wars obsession, I didn’t even bother to see Revenge of the Sith in the theater (and when I finally saw it a year ago – I was incredibly disappointed).

        If the trailers for Abrams’s movie looks good, yeah, I’ll probably see it, but I don’t think I’m the only formerly ardent SW fan waiting for that proof.

      • Mike

        Ya I think it’s gonna be a surprise when Scengers beats Star Wars . If Star Wars wins, it won’t be by much.

      • MJ

        While I am not saying that The Avengers was a one hit wonder — far from it — I don’t see them being able to bottle that sort of magic for the next film. We are already hearing about multiple bad guys and “a darker” movie — historically, this is how these comic book movies tend to miss the mark in the sequels.

      • Mike

        Ya I think it’s gonna be a surprise when Scengers beats Star Wars . If Star Wars wins, it won’t be by much.

      • Mike

        Ya I think it’s gonna be a surprise when Scengers beats Star Wars . If Star Wars wins, it won’t be by much.

  • Davis

    Why do americans make such a big deal over domestics doesn’t the final worldwide gross mean more?

    • HORSEFLESH

      It does now.

    • mattinacan

      i think that studios don’t make as much from the international BO. so they generally care more about domestic as they get a higher percentage.

      • HORSEFLESH

        Except when studios like Legendary make specific deals with China and get a higher box-office %.

    • theseeker7

      honestly? because a fair percentage of Americans stop caring about the conversation when it comes to pretty much anything non-American… and that ain’t just about movie box office reports.

    • Steven

      A great example of this, was the Arnie/Stallone movie Escape Plan. All the Americans labelled it a flop cause it didn’t do much in the US but ignored the fact it did really well worldwide.

    • CartmansMom

      With domestic they get 50% of the take. With international releases they may get as little as 5%. If a movie does equally domestic and overseas, for example, if it got 400 million domestic and 400 million overseas, then they make 200 million domestically but potentially as little as 20 million from overseas take. Clearly the domestic take is more important financially unless their overseas take is extremely bloated.

  • mattinacan

    i don’t understand the fascination with hunger games, those movies are so boring

    • Joker

      That’s your opinion..we respect it.

  • Dorian Gray

    This is the only movie I’ve ever seen three times in the theater. Suuuuuuch a fun movie.

  • Chris

    This film has quickly become not only one my favorite Marvel films, but one my favorite films in general. I’ve seen it in theaters three times, and considering going for a fourth round.

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  • Brandon

    So Marvel Studios currently have the top 2 movies of the year so far. Not too shabby. The only reason The Hunger Games is gonna make so much money is cause of all the teens seeing it. I saw Catching Fire, wasn’t impressed, so I’ll pass on this one.

    • MJ

      “The Hunger Games is gonna make so much money is cause of all the teens seeing it”

      Duh. Movies make more money when more people total see them, no matter what the age group. LOL

  • Brandon

    Also Sony should let Marvel Studios have Spiderman cause this past one was terrible.

  • Parag Agrawal

    Really “ahem ASM2 ahem”, you don’t seriously think it was worse than transformers, do you?

    • mattinacan

      ASM2 was most disappointing, everyone already knew transformers was going to be garbage because it’s Bay and he always sucks. people had hopes for ASM2.

    • mattinacan

      ASM2 was most disappointing, everyone already knew transformers was going to be garbage because it’s Bay and he always sucks. people had hopes for ASM2.

  • The Concoction

    Adam Chipmunk – always right with the nuuuuumbers

  • The Concoction

    Adam Chipmunk – always right with the nuuuuumbers

  • The Concoction

    Adam Chipmunk – always right with the nuuuuumbers

  • Jamie Teller

    Probably the best highest-grossing film of the year since…Toy Story 3?

  • http://modmyi.com/forums/iphone-4-new-skins-themes-launches/740147-neurotech-hd.html#post5637502 Jay

    Guardians was escapism at its finest, and at a time when we need it most. I’m glad to see it’s doing well.

  • Colin

    Might seem unlikely Interstellar, as potentially hard sci-fi, will catch up and probably won’t gross as much as Nolan’s other superhero/sci-fi blockbusters. Nolan’s Batman movies were Batman movies, and while Inception had originality, it was heavily marketed as a Leonardo DiCaprio vehicle and as a action movie. But who knows: perhaps the McConaissance will continue not just in terms of awards buzz, but also box office domination.

  • ʝoe βloggs

    I laugh at the numbskulls who continue helping Michael Bay make Transformers movies and steal their money in broad daylight.

  • salfie

    I’m honestly surprised GotG was as big a hit as it was. I saw it, I thought it was fine, but it definitely isn’t my favorite Marvel movie. I don’t think it’s as clever as it portrays itself, the villain was one note and underutilized, and it’s ostensibly the same film as Thor 2 in many respects. I came out of it thinking “I liked the leads, the establishment of the Marvel Galactic Universe, but the sequel’s gotta be better.” I understand I’m in the minority on this one.

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  • Strong Enough

    damn spider man fell the fuck off!

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