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 Thu, May. 28 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 28 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian$3,067,7460%4,096--$749$79,795,4131Fox
2Terminator Salvation$2,657,296-7%3,53050$753$74,517,0701Warner Bros.
3Angels & Demons$1,918,198-1%3,5270$544$93,561,9732Sony / Columbia
4Star Trek$1,871,7184%4,053193$462$196,702,8223Paramount
5X-Men Origins: Wolverine$588,7754%3,183-465$185$166,971,7374Fox
6Dance Flick$536,8863%2,450--$219$14,341,4481Paramount
7Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$401,3654%2,255-573$178$48,113,2614Warner Bros. / New Line
8Obsessed$166,0982%1,603-796$104$66,843,3335Sony / Screen Gems
9Monsters vs. Aliens$129,884-1%1,434-517$91$194,107,8809Paramount / DreamWorks
1017 Again$95,1831%1,107-801$86$60,899,3456Warner Bros. / New Line