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 Mon, Sep. 1 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 1 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tropic Thunder$3,083,478-28%3,473121$888$86,936,4603Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Dark Knight$2,504,324-23%2,750-413$911$504,810,3977Warner Bros.
3Traitor$2,137,406-22%2,054--$1,041$11,508,1591Overture
4Babylon A.D.$2,056,974-32%3,390--$607$11,541,8381Fox
5The House Bunny$1,860,776-32%2,7140$686$26,678,0132Sony / Columbia
6Death Race$1,585,299-30%2,5375$625$24,738,9132Universal
7Mamma Mia!$1,210,350-17%1,968-358$615$132,511,2037Universal
8Disaster Movie$1,108,323-32%2,642--$420$6,946,7571Lionsgate
9Star Wars: The Clone Wars$1,053,24413%2,444-1008$431$30,672,5843Warner Bros.
10Pineapple Express$913,929-31%2,047-573$446$80,830,1324Sony / Columbia