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 Sat, May. 16 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 16 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Trek$18,284,17855%3,86011$4,737$134,656,6052Paramount
2Angels & Demons$17,626,5367%3,527--$4,998$34,098,2091Sony / Columbia
3X-Men Origins: Wolverine$6,442,83454%3,892-210$1,655$146,908,6863Fox
4Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$2,867,38234%3,150-25$910$38,204,5653Warner Bros. / New Line
5Obsessed$2,027,28134%2,63432$770$61,563,8244Sony / Screen Gems
617 Again$1,509,08557%2,450-453$616$57,469,2525Warner Bros. / New Line
7Monsters vs. Aliens$1,473,335151%1,951-234$755$189,619,4828Paramount / DreamWorks
8The Soloist$1,089,61165%2,022-68$539$26,853,3424Paramount / DreamWorks
9Next Day Air$967,48741%1,1391$849$7,022,8362Summit
10Hannah Montana: The Movie$735,42193%1,625-676$453$75,485,5566Disney