Guardians of the Galaxy had the biggest opening weekend so far this month, and this weekend it's still the most watched. With a domestic total of about $252 million, people can't get enough of the Marvel superhero film with an all-star cast including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper. This weekend, the film movie an impressive $17.5 million after a good few weeks in theaters.
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Not far behind, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles made an estimated $16.8 million. Released the second weekend of August, the movie has already made over $145 million domestically. The crime-fighting ninja turtles even have a sequel in the works. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Part 2 has a release date set for June 3, 2016.
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In third place, there's a new release this week called If I Stay. Starring Chloe Moretz, the movie is about a young girl put in a coma after a car accident. She has an out-of-body experience and must decide whether to wake up and live a different life. A strong debut, this move generated over $16 million in its first weekend.
The comedy Let's Be Cops comes in next at $11 million. Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr. make a funny fake police duo, but the trouble they get into is real and the amount of money this movie is generating isn't a bad reality either.
Just two million short of Let's Be Cops, When the Game Stands Tall is a new release at number five this weekend. In an inspiring story, the legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur takes the De La Salle High School Spartans into a 151-game winning streak over 12 years. This move is certainly winning this week with an impressive opening weekend at $9 million.
Falling short of the top five this week, The Giver is still in the top after its first weekend at almost $7 million. The book adaptation opened at over $12 million last weekend and is positioned well to break even with its $25 million budget. The impressive cast list includes Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes and the recent 1989 pop star Taylor Swift.
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The remaining films close off the top 10 list with these weekend numbers.
7.The Expendables 3 at $ 6.6 million
8.Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, a new release, at $6.5 million.
9. The Hundred-Foot Journey at $5.5 million
10.Into the Storm- $3.8 million
Watch Bradley Cooper talk about Guardians of the Galaxy in our video below.