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'Guardians of the Galaxy' tops box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) - They're "Guardians" -- of the multiplex. It's an August opening weekend record for "Guardians of the Galaxy." The latest Marvel comics adaptation takes in $94 million this weekend, topping the 2007 opening of "The Bourne Ultimatum." It's also the third best opening of 2014. "Lucy" drops to second after debuting at number-one. The James Brown biopic "Get on Up" opens at number-three this weekend. "Hercules" was fourth, followed by "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

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