Marvel's 'Guardians' beats 'Turtles' at U.S., Canada box office

August 10, 2014 5:07 PM

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Marvel's 'Guardians' beats 'Turtles' at U.S., Canada box office

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The return of the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" kicked up $65 million in ticket sales at U.S. and Canadian movie theaters over the weekend, winning a box office battle with Marvel's hit "Guardians of the Galaxy."

"Guardians," which ruled the box office universe a week ago with a record opening for August, collected $41.5 million during its second weekend, according to estimates from research firm Rentrak. New tornado-chasing thriller "Into the Storm" landed in the No. 3 slot with $18 million.

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