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The Labor Day weekend proved to be a very busy one for Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” by raking in an estimated $16.3 million during its fifth week at the box office. The James Gunn directed pic is officially the highest grossing film of the year, beating “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” in the process. Marvel and Disney have much to celebrate with two of their blockbusters raking in over a half a billion dollars collectively at the domestic box office this year. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” grossed a total of $259.7, while “Guardians of the Galaxy” comfortably surpassed the 2014 record with $274.6 million (and counting).

Check out the first “Guardians of the Galaxy” Trailer

'Guardians of the Galaxy' poster

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ poster

This week’s new entries “As Above, So Below” and “The November Man” failed to smash the box office with dismal debuts in fourth ($8.3 million) and sixth ($7.7 million) place respectively. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” also maintain their spot in second place compared to last week, adding approximately $16.8 million in its third weekend. Chloe Moretz tearjerker “If I Stay” also remain static in third place compared to last week by adding $9.3 million. The top 5 is rounded up with Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans’ buddy cop movie “Let’s Be Cops” with $8.2 million.

Quick look at the top-grossing pictures in North American theaters, courtesy of Box Office Mojo

  1. “Guardians of the Galaxy” – $16.3 million
  2. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” – $11.8 Million
  3. “If I Stay” – $9.3 million
  4. “As Above, So Below” – $8.3 million
  5. “Let’s Be Cops” – $8.2 million
  6. “The November Man” – $7.7 million
  7. “When the Game Stands Tall” – $5.7 million
  8. “The Giver” – $5.3 million
  9. “The Hundred-Foot Journey” – $4.3 million
  10. “The Expendables 3” – $3.5 million