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, Feb. 29 - Sun, Mar. 2

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Semi-Pro$15,075,114--3,121--$4,830$15,075,1141New Line
2Vantage Point$12,819,769-44%3,1501$4,070$40,823,9192Sony / Columbia
3The Spiderwick Chronicles$8,699,520-34%3,654-193$2,381$55,030,8553Paramount
4The Other Boleyn Girl$8,202,976--1,166--$7,035$8,202,9761Sony / Columbia
5Jumper$7,568,222-40%3,128-302$2,420$66,790,6063Fox
6Step Up 2 the Streets$5,741,830-40%2,52848$2,271$48,621,9603Disney
7Fool's Gold$4,418,824-33%2,845-230$1,553$58,801,2604Warner Bros.
8No Country for Old Men$4,114,99471%2,037936$2,020$68,225,12417Miramax
9Penelope$3,802,661--1,196--$3,179$3,802,6611Summit
10Definitely, Maybe$3,381,770-35%2,189-31$1,545$26,649,4333Universal