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, Nov. 29 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 29 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Casino Royale (2006)$1,654,919-7%3,4430$481$99,213,6062Sony / Columbia
2Happy Feet$1,077,656-9%3,8040$283$102,875,4882Warner Bros.
3Deja Vu (2006)$1,024,269-13%3,1080$330$32,060,5851Disney
4Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$579,280-6%2,552-28$227$110,948,1914Fox
5Deck the Halls$335,368-6%3,205182$105$18,001,3761Fox
6Bobby$271,373-10%1,6671665$163$6,974,5962MGM / Weinstein
7Stranger Than Fiction$261,960-1%2,2580$116$33,296,6883Sony / Columbia
8The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$236,257-9%3,0430$78$67,884,3834Disney
9The Fountain$233,007-11%1,4720$158$6,231,5691Warner Bros.
10Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny$206,990-13%1,9190$108$5,910,7461New Line