Marvel Studios are once again celebrating as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has opened to the tune of $145m at the US box office. The film has grossed an average $33,368 in each of the 4,347 cinemas in which it was shown putting it 54% higher than the opening of the first film.
Internationally the film is continuing to play well taking an estimated $124m in its second weekend. This takes its international total to $238m for a worldwide total of $428m after 13 days of release.
SuperheroHype are reporting the following international highlights:
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Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the teams adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quills true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, and Kurt Russell, the film will be released in the UK on April 28th and on May 5th in the US.