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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' top weekend box office with $65.6 million debut

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" outmuscled "Guardians of the Galaxy" at the weekend box office.

Paramount's live-action reboot of the comic-book franchise featuring a team of comical reptilian superheros earned $65.6 million in its opening weekend, topping the second outing of Marvel's do-gooder space adventure "Guardians of the Galaxy."

The Marvel comic book adaptation starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana made $42.1 million, bringing its total domestic haul to $176.5 million.

"Into the Storm," the Warner Bros. disaster film, debuted in third place with $17.3 million.

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The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theatres Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theatre locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Rentrak, are:

1. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," Paramount, $65,575,105, 3,845 locations, $17,055 average, $65,575,105, 1 week.

2. "Guardians of the Galaxy," Disney, $42,124,922, 4,088 locations, $10,305 average, $176,515,761, 2 weeks.

3. "Into the Storm," Warner Bros., $17,346,427, 3,434 locations, $5,051 average, $17,346,427, 1 week.

4. "The Hundred-Foot Journey," Disney, $10,979,290, 2,023 locations, $5,427 average, $10,979,290, 1 week.

5. "Lucy," Universal, $9,488,805, 3,147 locations, $3,015 average, $97,511,610, 3 weeks.

6. "Step Up All In," Lionsgate, $6,469,857, 2,072 locations, $3,123 average, $6,469,857, 1 week.

7. "Hercules," Paramount, $5,746,891, 2,896 locations, $1,984 average, $63,508,138, 3 weeks.

8. "Get On Up," Universal, $5,195,150, 2,469 locations, $2,104 average, $23,109,760, 2 weeks.

9. "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," 20th Century Fox, $4,334,532, 2,306 locations, $1,880 average, $197,768,156, 5 weeks.

10. "Planes: Fire and Rescue," Disney, $2,451,526, 2,280 locations, $1,075 average, $52,982,854, 4 weeks.

11. "The Purge: Anarchy," Universal, $2,285,060, 1,602 locations, $1,426 average, $68,533,360, 4 weeks.

12. "A Most Wanted Man," Roadside Attractions, $2,199,120, 801 locations, $2,745 average, $10,411,353, 3 weeks.

13. "Boyhood," IFC Films, $1,973,656, 506 locations, $3,901 average, $10,537,043, 5 weeks.

14. "And So It Goes," Freestyle Releasing, $1,204,696, 1,111 locations, $1,084 average, $13,243,215, 3 weeks.

15. "Sex Tape," Sony, $1,124,492, 944 locations, $1,191 average, $36,907,190, 4 weeks.

16. "Magic in the Moonlight," Sony Pictures Classics, $763,015, 170 locations, $4,488 average, $2,397,233, 3 weeks.

17. "How to Train Your Dragon 2," 20th Century Fox, $690,037, 526 locations, $1,312 average, $170,121,152, 9 weeks.

18. "Transformers: Age Of Extinction," Paramount, $576,456, 580 locations, $994 average, $242,880,031, 7 weeks.

19. "Maleficent," Disney, $538,694, 370 locations, $1,456 average, $236,053,668, 11 week.

20. "Tammy," Warner Bros., $502,001, 550 locations, $913 average, $82,737,168, 6 weeks.

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Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by 21st Century Fox; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

The Canadian Press


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