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, Jul. 17 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 17 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$7,912,705-58%4,1330$1,915$266,275,6262Disney
2You, Me and Dupree$3,067,912-50%3,131--$980$24,594,1061Universal
3Little Man$2,331,212-61%2,533--$920$23,945,0381Sony / Columbia
4Superman Returns$1,701,248-57%3,765-300$452$166,021,8073Warner Bros.
5The Devil Wears Prada$1,620,537-47%2,810-72$577$85,110,3623Fox
6Cars$1,089,023-51%3,003-376$363$221,085,8786Disney
7Click$1,043,038-49%3,296-162$316$121,008,3294Sony / Columbia
8The Lake House$245,568-50%1,710-710$144$49,246,9945Warner Bros.
9Nacho Libre$241,938-55%1,501-761$161$77,475,5815Paramount
10The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$164,088-52%1,140-728$144$60,021,9085Universal