08/31/2014 12:06 pm ET Updated Aug 31, 2014

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Just Became The Top-Grossing Movie Of 2014


Move over Captain America, Peter Quill and his crew have made their way to the top.

Marvel's latest flick "Guardians of the Galaxy" cemented its place at No. 1 this weekend, becoming the top-grossing movie of the 2014 domestic box office on Friday, Aug. 29, according to Entertainment Weekly. The film surpassed "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," which grossed a total of $259.7 million domestically, bringing in $274.6 million after taking over the start of the holiday weekend.

"Guardians of the Galaxy" hit theaters on Aug. 1 and had a production budget of $170 million.

The action movie topped the weekend box office, with "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" coming in at No. 2 with $11.7 million and "If I Stay" grabbing the No. 3 spot with $9.3 million.


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