'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 Sat, Dec. 30 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 30 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$13,738,1011%3,76883$3,646$106,339,5902Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$7,584,49011%2,8707$2,643$93,455,5043Sony / Columbia
3The Good Shepherd$4,291,95817%2,2183$1,935$32,015,4572Universal
4Rocky Balboa$4,259,59710%3,0192$1,411$45,503,7582MGM
5Charlotte's Web (2006)$4,255,879-8%3,74517$1,136$49,730,5633Paramount
7We Are Marshall$3,068,7547%2,6060$1,178$21,872,5462Warner Bros.
8Happy Feet$2,818,803-2%2,5650$1,099$174,008,4637Warner Bros.
9The Holiday$2,607,3358%2,69863$966$48,341,9644Sony / Columbia
10Blood Diamond$1,974,53919%1,9200$1,028$34,456,4004Warner Bros.