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, Jan. 20 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 20 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Paul Blart: Mall Cop$1,591,337-79%3,144--$506$40,825,7731Sony / Columbia
2Gran Torino$1,579,995-56%2,972164$532$78,184,5742Warner Bros.
3My Bloody Valentine 3D$1,324,433-54%2,534--$523$25,427,9821Lionsgate
4Notorious (2009)$1,071,494-63%1,638--$654$24,464,4051Fox Searchlight
5Hotel for Dogs$701,891-88%3,271--$215$23,566,7301Paramount / DreamWorks
6Defiance (2008)$690,424-57%1,7891787$386$11,543,6973Paramount Vantage
7Bride Wars$687,176-69%3,2282$213$40,392,5782Fox
8The Unborn (2009)$390,178-68%2,3592$165$34,174,5982Universal / Rogue
9Marley & Me$387,176-72%2,952-526$131$134,309,6004Fox
10The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$369,207-63%2,223-724$166$103,976,0824Paramount