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, Aug. 26 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 26 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$1,304,568-4%3,49018$374$66,980,8742Disney
2Without a Paddle$1,227,002-7%2,730--$449$19,157,8811Paramount
3Exorcist: The Beginning$1,172,064-11%2,803--$418$24,085,3121Warner Bros.
4Collateral$935,418-3%3,029-176$309$73,689,4363DreamWorks
5Alien Vs. Predator$890,323-10%3,4016$262$67,265,8002Fox
6Open Water$832,391-9%2,7092654$307$17,977,9171Lionsgate
7The Bourne Supremacy$645,631-4%2,532-444$255$153,098,8135Universal
8The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$391,320-3%1,920-692$204$56,174,7574Paramount
9The Village$358,769-6%2,249-893$160$108,618,3914Disney
10Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie$261,886-11%2,4110$109$16,762,4882Warner Bros.