In 17 Days, James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Has Surpassed Ant-Man 3’s Entire Box Office Run by Mammoth $183M

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 was released in theatres on 5th May and has become one of the highest-grossing films of the year. It is the final volume of the Galaxy series and was directed by DC Studios co-CEO James Gunn. The film features Chris Pratt, Will Poulter, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan, and more. The third installment of the franchise has been released after a long duration of more than five years.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

The film offers a dollop of nostalgia as the franchise will wind up with the film. People are going to theatres in large numbers, and the gross collection to date is beyond imagination.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 box-office review

After the exceptional performance of the movie Ant-Man & the Wasp: Quantumania earlier this year, the pressure was high on the next James Gunn movie. Ant-Man & the Wasp: Quantumania featured Paul Rudd and Jonathan Majors in the lead roles and the movie did a business of $470 million worldwide.

Guardians of the Galaxy traces Rocket back to his roots
Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 was released a few days back and is getting many positive reviews. The film focuses on the backstory of Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper). As per the story, the raccoon was brutally transformed by a crazy scientist (Chukwudi Iwuji), from a furry animal to a genetically enhanced raccoon creature. The film also witnessed the return of Gamora as a younger version of herself with no memory of recent life events. Overall it is a happy and emotional story that brings forth a mixture of emotions as you watch the complete movie.

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Fans express excitement as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 crosses $659M

Within two weeks of its release, the movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3  has earned $659M worldwide. Fans of the franchise are very excited about the growing numbers in the profit share. It is reported that it is the last MCU movie directed by Games Junn, as he has now taken over the reins of DC Studios and working on his new project Superman: Legacy. As per the reports, the film has already crossed the entire collection of prior MCU films, Ant-Man & the Wasp: Quantumania, which was $470 million worldwide. The fans of the movie are rooting for it to reach the one billion mark.

In a recent Twitter post by DiscussingFilm, they wrote,

“‘GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 3’ has currently earned $659M worldwide.”

The fans of the movie took to social media to express their delight over the success of the film.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

A user wrote,

“That’s good for a film that’s halfway through its run… might touch $1 Billion when all is said and done.”

Another said,


“My fav MCU movie yet. Well done. It’ll make a lot from Disney+ as well.”





Chris Pratt’s film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is in theatres.  

Also read- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Post-Credits Scenes Explained


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