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 Thu, Mar. 11 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 11 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$4,245,226-4%3,170127$1,339$232,380,4612Newmarket
2Starsky & Hutch$1,719,1240%3,185--$540$35,483,3281Warner Bros.
3Hidalgo$1,186,6011%3,063--$387$23,774,4511Disney
450 First Dates$515,0149%3,040-410$169$101,277,3384Sony / Columbia
5Twisted$387,131-5%2,7041$143$18,053,8292Paramount
6The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$235,1588%1,903791$124$369,130,87112New Line
7Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights$211,6804%2,0420$104$10,992,8522Lions Gate
8Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$192,88321%2,180-323$88$22,469,2573Disney
9Monster$180,776-8%1,082114$167$30,731,53411Newmarket
10Miracle$172,7169%1,654-568$104$60,448,5705Disney