‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Will Make at Least $500 Millionhttp://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/07/20/guardians-of-the-galaxy-will-make-at-least-500-mil.aspx Tim Beyers
July 20, 2014
Mark it down. I'm saying right here, right now that Guardians of the Galaxy will earn at least $500 million in worldwide box office receipts and unleash a new franchise for Walt Disney's (NYSE: DIS) Marvel Studios.
Crazy like a (rocket) raccoon
Skeptics will note that neither film earned $500 million worldwide. Worse, The Incredible Hulk opened at $55 million in June 2008, five weeks after Iron Man, but failed to crack $300 million worldwide. Yet these films also came before The Avengers changed our notion of what a Marvel movie could be. Those that followed have earned substantially more than $500 million worldwide: