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Box Office: August 1-3, 2014: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, LUCY, GET ON UP

Zoe Saldana Chris Pratt Dave Bautista Guardians of the Galaxy

Box Office August 1-3, 2014. Guardians of the Galaxy premiered in the Number One spot at the box office over the weekend with $94 Million. Lucy was Second with $18.2 Million. Get On Up was premiered in Third Place with $14 Million. Hercules was Fourth with $10.7 Million. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes was Fifth with $8.7 Million for $189.3 Million so far. Planes: Fire & Rescue, The Purge: Anarchy, Sex Tape, And So It Goes, and A Most Wanted Man rounded out the top ten respectively.

Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the tenth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film is directed by James Gunn, who wrote the screenplay with Nicole Perlman, and features an ensemble cast including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, and Benicio del Toro. In Guardians of the Galaxy, Peter Quill forms an uneasy alliance with a group of extraterrestrial misfits who are on the run after stealing a coveted orb.

Get on Up is a 2014 American biographical drama film about the life of singer James Brown directed by Tate Taylor and written by Jez and John-Henry Butterworth. The film stars Chadwick Boseman as Brown, Nelsan Ellis and Tika Sumpter.

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