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, Dec. 1 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 1 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$1,844,378-5%3,8580$478$209,390,1212Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$1,113,376-3%3,13822$355$58,767,0632Fox
3Just Friends$557,5765%2,5050$223$15,515,4901New Line
4Rent$525,8463%2,4330$216$19,302,7181Sony / Columbia
5Pride & Prejudice (2005)$505,3672%1,299117$389$18,018,7593Focus
6Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$422,6181%3,2060$132$26,164,3321Paramount
7Chicken Little$312,5336%3,4750$90$119,711,9794Disney
8Derailed$266,491-1%2,061-386$129$30,410,7273The Weinstein Company
9The Ice Harvest$224,134-4%1,550119$145$6,027,6401Focus
10Jarhead$161,5860%1,612-74$100$60,008,7964Universal