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, Oct. 21 - Sun, Oct. 23

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Doom$15,488,834--3,044--$5,088$15,488,8341Universal
2Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$9,177,499--2,007--$4,573$9,177,4991DreamWorks
3Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$8,584,953-26%3,472-184$2,473$43,920,8583DreamWorks
4The Fog (2005)$6,665,944-43%2,9720$2,243$20,914,7592Sony / Columbia
5North Country$6,423,242--2,555--$2,514$6,423,2421Warner Bros.
6Elizabethtown$5,621,378-47%2,5170$2,233$18,849,6512Paramount
7Flightplan$4,724,769-27%2,513-598$1,880$77,294,4315Disney
8In Her Shoes$3,884,190-36%2,237-603$1,736$26,178,6123Fox
9A History of Violence$2,699,962-25%1,308-40$2,064$26,064,3785New Line
10Two for the Money$2,421,879-48%1,693-704$1,431$20,708,0443Universal