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Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$22.2M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$15.7M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$11.6M Warner Brothers / New Line