'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 Sun, Nov. 2 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 2 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Brother Bear$8,350,981-24%3,0303028$2,756$19,802,5451Disney
2Scary Movie 3$5,376,458-47%3,5050$1,534$77,545,4062Miramax / Dimension
3Radio$2,691,690-46%3,0740$876$26,248,4332Sony / Columbia
4The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$2,437,661-48%2,970-48$821$66,056,6573New Line
5Mystic River$1,772,960-42%1,55158$1,143$33,547,8753Warner Bros.
6Runaway Jury$1,653,836-50%2,736-79$604$33,313,5743Fox
7Kill Bill Vol. 1$1,385,823-37%2,429-204$571$60,888,0184Miramax
8School of Rock$1,376,436-43%2,786-165$494$69,244,5155Paramount
9Good Boy!$811,496-22%2,415-347$336$35,263,1014MGM
10Intolerable Cruelty$622,405-53%1,661-629$375$31,897,3664Universal