Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles storms US box office

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has debuted at number one in the US box office.

The 2014 reboot, directed by Jonathan Liebesman took $65m in its first weekend, knocking Guardians of the Galaxy off the top spot.

Marvel’s space-set superhero adventure was pushed down to second place in its second weekend, taking just over $41.5m and bringing its total gross to nearly $176m.

Two new entries take third and fourth place, with Into The Storm taking $18m at number three and The Hundred-Foot Journey earning $11.1m at number four.

Elsewhere, Scarlett Johansson’s Lucy fell three places down to five taking $9.3m in its third weekend, while Step Up All In entered the box office at number 6 with $6.6m.

Dwayne Johnson’s Hercules also took a tumble down to seventh place, as well as Get On Up, which dropped to eight.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Planes: Fire and Rescue complete the top ten at number nine and ten respectively.

The US weekend box office top ten for August 10 is as follows:
1. (-) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – $65,000,000
2. (1) Guardians of the Galaxy – $41,531,000
3. (-) Into the Storm – $18,015,000
4. (-) The Hundred-Foot Journey – $11,123,000
5. (2) Lucy – $9,331,000
6. (-) Step Up All In – $6,575,000
7. (4) Hercules – $5,700,000
8. (3) Get On Up – $5,012,000
9. (5) Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – $4,400,000
10. (6) Planes: Fire and Rescue – $2,419,000

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