Grosses

'No Good Deed' Easily Maintains First Place on Wednesday with $1.18 MillionSeptember 18, 2014 07:05 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that No Good Deed took in $1.18 million on Wednesday, off 35 percent rfom the day prior. That gives the thriller a 6-day haul of $28.9 million, an impressive start for the pic which is running 7 percent ahead of the pace of Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself and 37 percent ahead of The Call.

Guardians of the Galaxy posted another $0.59 million yesterday for a 19.5 percent drop from last Wednesday. The Disney/Marvel blockbuster continues to show aggressive staying power in the post-summer market as its domestic tally has now reached $307.9 million. The film is running 3 percent ahead of the pace of the original Iron Man.

Warner Bros.' Dolphin Tale 2 grabbed $0.51 million yesterday as it was off 28 percent from Tuesday. The family-driven sequel has earned $17.6 million in its first six days, 18.5 percent less than its 2011 predecessor.

Fox Searchlight's The Drop continues to impress in limited release. The Tom Hardy/James Gandolfini thriller added $0.37 million from 809 locations yesterday for a strong $453 per-theater average. With $5.35 million in the bank through six days of release, the film will expand into wider release starting this weekend.

Rounding out the top five, Let's Be Cops grossed $0.35 million for a 21 percent week-to-week drop. The comedy has certainly found its audience since opening in August, ringing up $74.2 million to-date.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Jul. 29 - Sun, Jul. 31

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vacation$8,333,358--1,175--$7,092$8,333,3581Warner Bros.
2Jaws 3-D$7,258,336-46%1,31111$5,536$20,680,8362Universal
3Return of the Jedi$5,659,948-22%1,729175$3,274$144,930,60310Fox
4Krull$5,469,415--1,281--$4,270$5,469,4151Columbia
5Staying Alive$5,276,994-42%1,630-117$3,237$26,557,0813Paramount
6Private School$4,411,861--1,024--$4,308$4,411,8611Universal
7Trading Places$3,043,667-21%1,040-130$2,927$42,356,1218Paramount
8Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1983 re-issue)$2,189,908-51%1,061-301$2,064$12,654,0633Disney