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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles beats Guardians of the Galaxy; sequel announced

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

This weekend box office numbers are in and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles knocked out Guardians of the Galaxy for the top grossing film (domestically $65 million). That was good enough for producer Michael Bay who announced he’ll make a sequel for a 2016 release date according to Hollywood reporter.

From Hollywood reporter:

Heading into the weekend, the $125 million TMNT was expected to debut in the $50 million to $55 million range, and its better-than-expected performance underscores the pent-up appetite for family fare, even though it is rated PG–13. Bay’s Platinum Dunes shepherded TMNT for Paramount and Nickelodeon. (There’s already a new television series.)

Males fueled the film (61 percent), while 45 percent of Friday’s audience was under the age of 25.

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#1 Darrin Bell
August/11/2014
@ 3:22 pm

There is no justice.

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