Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hits $630 million worldwide
Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios‘ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 posted another $117 million global weekend. Domestically, the sequel added $63 million in first place and internationally the film brought in $52.2 million. That means, the James Gunn film has earned $246.2 million in North America after two weeks and $384.4 million overseas, for a worldwide total of $630.6 million. Globally, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has already passed the lifetime totals of The Incredible Hulk ($263M), Captain America: The First Avenger ($371M), Thor ($449M), Ant-Man ($519M), Iron Man ($585M) and Iron Man 2 ($624M). In 2014, the first Guardians of the Galaxy earned $333.2 million domestically and $440 million internationally, for a global total of $773.3 million.
Here are the international highlights so far: China $80.5M; UK $42.5M; Russia $23.1M; Germany $23.0M; Australia $20.1M; France $20.1M; Korea $18.6M; Brazil $17.8M; Mexico $17.1M; Spain $8.5M; Italy $7.4M; and Indonesia $7.2M.
Written and directed by James Gunn, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was made for $200 million and stars Chris Pratt as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax, Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot, Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket, Michael Rooker as Yondu, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Sean Gunn as Kraglin, Pom Klementieff as Mantis, Elizabeth Debicki as Ayesha, Chris Sullivan as Taserface, and Kurt Russell as Ego the Living Planet.