NORTH AMERICA: ‘The Maze Runner’ Sprints to $38.5M Six-Day Start

Fox reports that The Maze Runner tacked on another $1.77 million in first place yesterday, off 26 percent from Tuesday’s gross. The latest hit young adult adaptation has taken in $38.5 million in its first six days, putting it 19 percent ahead of Ender’s Game through the same point.

This Is Where I Leave You moved up a notch into second place as it posted $0.94 million yesterday, down 22 percent from Tuesday. The ensemble dramedy’s six-day tally is $14.6 million, 5 percent behind Trouble with the Curve.

Trading places with Leave You, Liam Neeson thriller A Walk Among the Tombstones pulled $0.91 million on Tuesday for a 28 percent day-to-day decline. The noirish thriller is pacing 34 percent ahead of The Grey through six days of release with a $15.9 million cume.

Hit thriller No Good Deed added $0.53 million on Tuesday for a 55 percent week-to-week drop. The pic has earned $41.5 million in 13 days, 23 percent more than The Call.

Rounding out the top five, Guardians of the Galaxy was off 35 percent from last Wednesday to $0.38 million yesterday. The Disney/Marvel blockbuster has accumulated $314.9 million domestically through 55 days of release–3 percent more than the original Iron Man at the same point.

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