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 Sun, Dec. 14 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 14 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$6,944,202-42%3,560--$1,951$30,479,3291Fox
2Four Christmases$3,047,396-48%3,540205$861$87,777,6433Warner Bros. / New Line
3Bolt$2,165,632-39%3,133-383$691$88,847,6184Disney
4Twilight (2008)$1,980,378-42%3,64929$543$150,044,4754Summit
5Australia$1,072,762-42%2,703-18$397$37,768,5713Fox
6Nothing Like the Holidays$941,833-34%1,671--$564$3,531,5471Overture
7Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$926,319-40%2,768-549$335$169,936,2706Paramount / DreamWorks
8Quantum of Solace$910,311-47%2,635-788$345$157,583,4475Sony / Columbia
9Transporter 3$631,271-39%2,541-85$248$29,377,9853Lionsgate
10Punisher: War Zone$411,919-28%2,5080$164$7,013,0942Lionsgate