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 Mon, Nov. 28 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 28 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$2,441,434-79%3,8580$633$203,453,5722Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$1,206,681-70%3,138177$385$55,215,2412Fox
3Just Friends$590,228-69%2,505--$236$13,838,0511New Line
4Rent$586,007-69%2,433--$241$17,725,2861Sony / Columbia
5Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$546,970-84%3,206--$171$24,867,4761Paramount
6Pride & Prejudice (2005)$471,337-70%1,2991078$363$16,511,6863Focus
7Chicken Little$386,521-85%3,475-39$111$118,784,7264Disney
8Derailed$263,723-71%2,061-386$128$29,570,2783The Weinstein Company
9The Ice Harvest$254,692-67%1,550--$164$5,304,3331Focus
10In the Mix$182,285-78%1,608--$113$6,322,7841Lionsgate