‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Estimated For $138M+ Opening Weekend

Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' is poised to surpass its predecessor in its opening weekend on an astronomical level at the domestic box office.

The freakin’ Guardians of the Galaxy are making a killing at the U.S. domestic box office this weekend. The once-obscure cosmic Marvel team have become household names since their big screen debut in 2014, and their newest film, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will certainly surpass the original film’s domestic opening weekend.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is expected to earn at least $138.1 million at the U.S. domestic box office in opening weekend tallies. Compared to the original film’s surprising performance ($94.3 million), that is nearly $44 million more in total.

The Guardians are now held in the same regard within the mainstream audience’s hearts as the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s quintessential superhero team, the Avengers. Vol. 2 has received an “A” grade on CinemaScore, so audiences are certainly enjoying this new galactic adventure with Star-Lord and the gang.

Audiences will next see the Guardians in next year’s Avengers: Infinity War. What do you guys think will be the final tallies for Vol. 2‘s opening weekend? Do you think it will surpass the estimates of $138 million? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to follow Heroic Hollywood for your latest news regarding the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is now playing in theaters.

Source: Deadline

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