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 Tue, Jun. 10 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 10 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kung Fu Panda$6,064,518-4%4,114--$1,474$72,619,3101Paramount / DreamWorks
2You Don't Mess with the Zohan$3,608,240-14%3,462--$1,042$46,351,0731Sony / Columbia
3Sex and the City$2,736,9095%3,32540$823$104,531,5322Warner Bros. / New Line
4Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$2,270,950-3%4,190-74$542$257,617,9183Paramount
5The Strangers$1,003,205-14%2,47711$405$39,465,2902Universal / Rogue
6Iron Man$859,050-4%2,931-719$293$290,602,2026Paramount
7The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$724,1203%3,065-736$236$127,403,0364Disney
8What Happens in Vegas$470,5934%2,366-720$199$73,192,7425Fox