‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′ Maintains Lead Atop Box Office | BH Courier

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′ Maintains Lead Atop Box Office

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – 9:56 AM

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2″ maintained its commanding lead atop the North American box office over the weekend, again dominating theaters and spoiling the debuts of two films, according to final figures released Monday.

“Guardians” padded its gaudy box office numbers by collecting $65.3 million between Friday and Sunday, giving it a two-week total of more than $248.4 million, according to comScore.

The Amy Schumer/Goldie Hawn comedy adventure “Snatched” debuted in second place with $19.5 million, while the epic drama “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” opened in third place with $15.4 million.

“The Fate of the Furious” took fourth place over the weekend with $5.4 million. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” continued to attract audiences, earning another $4.8 million to give it a nine-week North American haul of $494.1 million.

Rounding out the top 10 films of the weekend were “The Boss Baby” ($4.5 million); “How To Be A Latin Lover” ($3.9 million); “Lowriders” ($2.4 million); “The Circle” ($1.8 million); and a closed-circuit telecast of “Der Rosenkavalier” from the New York Metropolitan Opera ($1.7 million).

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