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 Fri, Feb. 7 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 7 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$7,964,508--2,923--$2,725$7,964,5081Paramount
2Shanghai Knights$6,177,098--2,753--$2,244$6,177,0981Disney
3Chicago$2,950,782376%1,8411218$1,603$55,950,9197Miramax
4Final Destination 2$2,740,053261%2,8340$967$22,233,6802New Line
5The Recruit$2,683,789173%2,3760$1,130$23,278,1092Disney
6Deliver Us from Eva$2,280,176--1,139--$2,002$2,280,1761Focus
7Darkness Falls$1,227,800306%2,456-409$500$24,213,6233Sony / Columbia
8Biker Boyz$1,213,089238%1,7693$686$12,995,4662DreamWorks
9Kangaroo Jack$1,117,113327%2,8480$392$48,050,1024Warner Bros.
10The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$808,988152%1,680-495$482$318,149,3388New Line