'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 Mon, May. 27 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 27 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$12,123,710-27%3,1610$3,835$201,307,9952Fox
2Spider-Man$7,306,428-27%3,876261$1,885$333,641,2834Sony / Columbia
3Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron$5,443,513-12%3,317--$1,641$23,214,2251DreamWorks
4Insomnia (2002)$5,138,154-28%2,610--$1,969$26,068,6081Warner Bros.
5Enough$3,203,220-26%2,623--$1,221$17,212,5461Sony / Columbia
6About a Boy$1,958,451-27%1,749542$1,120$21,753,8202Universal
8The New Guy$1,015,527-28%2,374-313$428$24,390,4413Sony / Columbia
9The Scorpion King$411,205-23%1,524-1031$270$87,915,9486Universal
10Changing Lanes$280,320-47%1,258-900$223$64,335,8007Paramount