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, Jul. 3 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 3 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Men in Black II$18,599,073--3,557--$5,229$18,599,0730Sony / Columbia
2Mr. Deeds$4,144,226-17%3,231--$1,283$51,745,9961Sony / Columbia
3Like Mike$3,893,480--2,310--$1,685$3,893,4800Fox
4Lilo & Stitch$3,310,903-7%3,22231$1,028$87,458,1192Disney
5Minority Report$2,607,857-3%2,800-201$931$81,493,5122Fox
6The Bourne Identity$1,745,83414%2,512-131$695$77,696,4413Universal
7The Powerpuff Girls Movie$1,526,520--2,290--$667$1,526,5200Warner Bros.
8Scooby-Doo$1,508,656-17%3,257-190$463$129,080,8303Warner Bros.
9Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$723,563-16%1,792-518$404$57,347,8564Warner Bros.
10Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones$632,9412%1,177-930$538$288,162,2567Fox