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 Tue, Jul. 22 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 22 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$5,449,8332%3,35990$1,622$143,790,5872Disney
2Bad Boys II$5,353,585-11%3,186--$1,680$57,894,2531Sony / Columbia
3The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$1,427,9744%3,0020$476$45,328,4302Fox
4Johnny English$1,397,15710%2,236--$625$11,805,3191Universal
5Finding Nemo$1,296,2759%2,480-163$523$306,281,6718Disney
6Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$1,234,0657%3,404-100$363$130,281,7723Warner Bros.
7Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$1,098,49712%3,205-170$343$77,535,0353MGM
8How to Deal$920,810-7%2,319--$397$7,722,6071New Line
9Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$663,51116%2,261-941$293$90,470,9414Sony / Columbia
1028 Days Later$409,8894%1,310-86$313$34,201,8054Fox Searchlight