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.

Daily Domestic Gross Thu, May. 18 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 18 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gladiator (2000)$2,256,915-1%2,9435$767$83,390,2832DreamWorks
2U-571$479,9653%2,820119$170$59,763,7984Universal
3The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$234,19915%3,12574$75$25,289,9363Universal
4Screwed$211,268-4%1,759--$120$4,290,6491Universal
5Keeping the Faith$156,1130%1,596-418$98$32,911,6815Disney
6Rules of Engagement$151,7052%1,618-643$94$53,726,9186Paramount
7Erin Brockovich$141,7106%1,491-451$95$119,050,5239Universal
8Love & Basketball$138,3116%1,047-145$132$22,998,1044New Line
928 Days$117,3772%1,755-658$67$33,771,5435Sony / Columbia
10Return to Me$103,2501%1,203-500$86$27,497,9276MGM