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 Wed, Feb. 22 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 22 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eight Below$1,377,523-12%3,066--$449$27,917,3041Disney
2The Pink Panther (2006)$1,016,565-11%3,4770$292$48,706,6612Sony / Columbia
3Date Movie$905,684-16%2,896--$313$23,794,8401Fox
4Curious George$836,374-10%2,5726$325$35,285,6152Universal
5Final Destination 3$704,660-11%2,8800$245$38,755,8002New Line
6Firewall$628,037-3%2,8400$221$29,975,8612Warner Bros.
7Freedomland$384,274-11%2,361--$163$7,523,0581Sony / Columbia
8Brokeback Mountain$338,153-1%1,600-366$211$72,806,01911Focus
9Nanny McPhee$310,038-11%2,001-147$155$39,909,0424Universal
10When a Stranger Calls (2006)$270,427-11%2,629-375$103$42,674,8793Sony / Screen Gems