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, Aug. 10 - Sun, Aug. 12

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Red Dawn (1984)$8,230,381--1,822--$4,517$8,230,3811MGM/UA
2Ghostbusters$5,783,531-10%1,423-16$4,064$162,588,42310Columbia
3The Karate Kid (1984)$3,180,797-12%1,11112$2,863$34,520,4648Columbia
4Gremlins$3,151,397-24%1,322-109$2,384$79,108,57110Warner Bros.
5Cloak & Dagger$2,862,025--1,147--$2,495$2,862,0251Universal
6The Jungle Book (re-issue) (1984)$2,141,714-44%1,109-354$1,931$11,240,5403Disney