Grosses

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Adds $1.5 Million; 'The November Man' Opens in Fifth PlaceAugust 28, 2014 07:05 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Guardians of the Galaxy retained first place on Wednesday with a gross of $1.51 million, off 42.5 percent from the same day last week. That brings the Disney/Marvel flick's domestic sum to $256.7 million and counting as it heads into Labor Day weekend. Guardians is now 12 percent ahead of the pace of Captain America: The Winter Soldier--which, along with The LEGO Movie's $257.75 million, it will overtake as the year's top grosser before the end of Friday--and just 2 percent behind the pace of 2008's original Iron Man.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles grabbed another $1.09 million yesterday for a 55 percent week-to-week drop. The reboot has earned $149.6 million domestically in its first 20 days, 21 percent more than 2009's G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

If I Stay added $1.04 million yesterday, giving it $19.5 million in the bank through 6 days of release. The drama is currently pacing 43 percent ahead of the 6-day take of The Host and 23 percent behind The Time Traveler's Wife.

Let's Be Cops brought in $0.88 million on Wednesday for a 50 percent week-to-week decline. The comedy's total haul stands at $48.3 million through 15 days, 28 percent less than Pineapple Express at the same point.

Relativity reports that The November Man posted $0.86 million in its first day of release Wednesday. By comparison, that's 49 percent behind the $1.67 million pre-Labor Day Wednesday bow of The American in 2010 and 11 percent behind the $0.97 million Wednesday opening of 2011's The Debt.

When the Game Stands Tall pulled $0.5 million yesterday to give it a 6-day cume of $10.1 million. The football drama is running 20 percent behind the pace of Draft Day.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For took in $0.47 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day start of $8.2 million. Unfortunately, the sequel isn't finding its feet as it trails last year's Kick-Ass 2 by 53 percent through the same point.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Aug. 13 - Sun, Aug. 15

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alien Vs. Predator$38,289,995--3,395--$11,278$38,289,9951Fox
2The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$22,955,045--3,472--$6,611$37,138,2201Disney
3Collateral$16,174,679-35%3,20517$5,047$52,561,0572DreamWorks
4Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie$9,486,974--2,411--$3,935$9,486,9741Warner Bros.
5The Bourne Supremacy$8,600,001-40%2,976-328$2,890$139,694,6214Universal
6The Village$7,156,749-57%3,142-591$2,278$99,861,3293Disney
7The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$6,012,499-41%2,612-255$2,302$47,990,1703Paramount
8I, Robot$3,866,629-41%2,178-628$1,775$133,968,0155Fox
9Little Black Book$3,784,090-47%2,4450$1,548$14,646,4792Sony / Columbia
10Spider-Man 2$3,510,712-35%1,907-657$1,841$360,967,6687Sony / Columbia