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Turtles hang onto top spot at box office

Written by Barbara Vancheri on .

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Moviegoers — and old and young — love their turtles. 
 
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” was No. 1 for the weekend with an estimated $28.4 million with “Guardians of the Galaxy” second, riding a wave of good word of mouth and reviews. 
 
Here are the early numbers courtesy of Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst, at Rentrak: 
 
1. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” — $28,400,000, bringing its total to $117,642,236.
2.  “Guardians of the Galaxy” — $24,735,000, for $222,281,000 so far. 
3.  “Let’s Be Cops” — $17,700,000, bringing its gross since its Wednesday release to $26,107,264.
4. “The Expendables 3” — $16,200,000.
5. “The Giver” — $12,760,000.
6.  “Into the Storm” — $7,720,000, for $31,341,436 since release. 
7.  “The Hundred-Foot Journey” — $7,109,000, or $23,619,000 since opening. 
8.  “Lucy” — $5,317,200, bringing its total to $107,536,705.
9. “Step Up All In” — $2,700,000, for $11,849,334 so far. 
10. “Boyhood” — $2,150,319, on 771 screens versus 3,980 for “TMNT,” nudging its total to $13,800,781.
 
 

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