Grosses

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Returns to First Place with $2.6 Million on Wednesday; 'Turtles' Adds $2.4 MillionAugust 21, 2014 06:55 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Guardians of the Galaxy pushed across the $230 million threshold yesterday with a 46 percent Wednesday-to-Wednesday decline for $2.6 million. The eventual summer box office champion has earned $231.7 million through 20 days of release, or 12 percent more than Captain America: The Winter Soldier and 8 percent more than Transformers: Age of Extinction.

Paramount reports that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles added $2.41 million on Wednesday, down 53 percent from the same day last week. That gives the reboot a 13-day domestic haul of $126.5 million--19 percent ahead of where G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra stood at the same point five years ago.

Fox's Let's Be Cops earned $1.77 million on Wednesday, down 66 percent from its opening day one week ago. The comedy has tallied $32.6 million to date and trails the pace of 2008's Pineapple Express by 36 percent.

The Giver took in $1.12 million on Wednesday, pushing its 6-day haul up to $16.3 million. The young adult adaptation is running 20 percent ahead of the pace of The Host.

Rounding out the top five, The Expendables 3 posted $1.085 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day domestic cume of $19.9 million. Unfortunately, the three-quel trails the pace of its predecessor by 46 percent at the same point in the release cycle.

Daily Domestic Gross Sat, Jan. 22 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 22 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Are We There Yet?$7,883,48944%2,709--$2,910$13,364,9271Sony / Columbia
2Coach Carter$4,572,56021%2,55228$1,792$40,580,3692Paramount
3Meet the Fockers$4,255,47831%3,446-108$1,235$245,055,8275Universal
4In Good Company$3,366,05117%1,963397$1,715$25,679,6224Universal
5Racing Stripes$3,043,85287%3,1850$956$24,947,2542Warner Bros.
6Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)$2,636,99719%2,297--$1,148$6,385,7481Rogue
7The Aviator (2004)$2,140,31041%2,261305$947$56,854,5335Miramax
8White Noise$2,057,41016%2,247-32$916$48,225,2423Universal
9The Phantom of the Opera$1,820,21918%1,511604$1,205$31,933,5015Warner Bros.
10Elektra$1,643,98730%3,203-1$513$19,313,1892Fox