Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ended with five post-credits scenes with one of them being Ayesha (Elizabeth Debicki) sowing the seeds for the creation of Adam Warlock. The movie managed to not only be well received, but was a major success in the box office that few expected, which has made the hype for the second even higher.
In two weeks of global release, the film has also made $269 million (£207.1 million) overseas.
Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista and Karen Gillian star alongside Vin Diesel as the voice of baby Groot and Bradley Cooper as Rocket. While it is still too early to tell what the final box office run will look like for the sequel, the original "Guardians" kept bringing audiences back, eventually taking in $333 million in the USA and Canada and $440 million overseas. The Beauty and the Beast remake has already staked a solid claim with its nearly $500 million domestic total, and the next Star Wars movie will most certainly follow The Force Awakens' push past $500+ million to be the year's top earner.
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Beware of spoilers for "Guardians 2" below. But word-of-mouth kept building, and by the end of its theatrical run, it had raked in $333 million domestically and $440 million overseas.
The original film, which isn't based around Marvel heroes with household names like Iron Man and Captain America, surprised the industry by bringing $773 million worldwide.
The Fate of the Furious finally pushed past $200 million this weekend, adding $8 million to its $207 million total.
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Peanut at the Kraft Heinz booth, Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh wandered a few feet away without a crowd. And he told a recent college graduate to try to find career that makes use of her skills and appeals to her passions.
DreamWorks Animation and Fox's "The Boss Baby" landed in third place with an estimated 6.2 million US dollars.
In fourth was Pantelion's How to be a Latin Lover, a comedy starring Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe, Kristen Bell and Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez, with US$5.3 million in ticket sales. The drama about identity and acceptance stars Naomi Watts, Susan Sarandon, and Elle Fanning as a transgender teen.
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