Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 came up huge at the box office, raking in $145 million in its opening weekend.
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 debuted #1 domestically w/ $145M; this is Marvel Studios' 15th #1 debut in 15 attempts. Mighty Marvel.
— Exhibitor Relations (@ERCboxoffice) May 7, 2017
The opening is the 6th biggest ever in May, notes Business Insider, and was a solid 54% more than the original Guardians made in its opening weekend.
The flick is getting a solid 81% on Rotten Tomatoes.
The Top of at the box office were:
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – $145 million
- The Fate of the Furious – $8.3 million
- Boss Baby – $6.2 million
- How to be a Latin Lover – $5.3 million
- Beauty and the Beast – $5 million