Ninja Turtles is tops again, beating Guardians at North American box office
Published on Aug 18, 2014 2:49 AM
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, last weekend's most popular film, collected ticket sales of US$28.4 million (S$35.3 million) to top the US and Canadian box office rankings for a second consecutive week, beating Guardians Of The Galaxy in a battle of superhero misfits.
Guardians, which has collected US$419 million worldwide since it opened on Aug 1, had domestic ticket sales of US$24.7 million, according to estimates from tracking firm Rentrak.
Let's Be Cops, an R-rated action comedy starring Jake Johnson and Daman Wayans Jr pretending to be Los Angeles police officers, collected US$17.7 million to open in third place, ahead of another newcomer, action film The Expendables 3, which took in US$16.2 million and stars Sylvester Stallone.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, a reboot of the series that began in 1980s comic books, stars Megan Fox, Will Arnett and Whoopi Goldberg.
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