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 Wed, Mar. 6 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 6 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1We Were Soldiers$1,413,380-14%3,143--$450$24,928,6511Paramount
240 Days and 40 Nights$811,800-21%2,225--$365$14,962,8811Miramax
3John Q.$528,219-8%2,456-49$215$53,307,9133New Line
4Queen of the Damned$388,653-14%2,5110$155$25,206,1052Warner Bros.
5Dragonfly$388,506-9%2,5070$155$20,421,4082Universal
6A Beautiful Mind$363,245-10%1,962-107$185$140,033,6179Universal
7Return to Never Land$318,154-4%2,618-8$122$36,711,9743Disney
8The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$231,7035%1,303-207$178$288,244,85311New Line
9Black Hawk Down$179,131-3%1,532-270$117$105,218,9037Sony / Columbia
10Big Fat Liar$178,456-6%2,232-205$80$39,623,0244Universal