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, Mar. 14 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 14 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1300$5,822,576-11%3,103--$1,876$90,839,9861Warner Bros.
2Wild Hogs$2,014,6110%3,2969$611$83,051,4402Disney
3Bridge to Terabithia$711,6610%3,21051$222$69,050,4024Disney
4Zodiac$559,240-2%2,37917$235$25,297,6802Paramount
5Ghost Rider$539,718-2%3,347-261$161$105,638,7604Sony / Columbia
6The Number 23$386,2241%2,489-270$155$31,398,5053New Line
7Music and Lyrics$357,9011%2,280-364$157$44,815,3944Warner Bros.
8Norbit$340,6730%2,505-322$136$89,309,9955Paramount / DreamWorks
9Amazing Grace$230,929-1%1,000209$231$12,102,4053IDP/Samuel Goldwyn
10Breach$225,5897%1,5057$150$29,659,1734Universal