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. 27 - Sun, Jul. 29

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghostbusters$7,434,846-12%1,458-10$5,099$142,439,4408Columbia
2The Jungle Book (re-issue) (1984)$5,291,670--1,430--$3,700$5,291,6701Disney
3Gremlins$4,596,286-17%1,411-126$3,257$71,809,3298Warner Bros.
4The Karate Kid (1984)$3,891,130-8%1,0692$3,640$27,730,2076Columbia
5Best Defense$3,175,612-60%1,4250$2,228$11,047,9092Paramount
6Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom$2,591,995-15%1,05230$2,464$108,159,89510Paramount
7Meatballs Part II$2,515,268--1,252--$2,009$2,515,2681TriStar