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, Mar. 29 - Sun, Mar. 31

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment$10,675,896--1,613--$6,619$10,675,8961Warner Bros.
2Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning$4,029,934-50%1,7590$2,291$12,062,8172Paramount
3The Care Bears Movie$3,725,001--1,003--$3,714$3,725,0011Samuel Goldwyn
4Porky's Revenge (Part III)$3,659,762-41%1,420-3$2,577$9,867,2692Fox
5The Last Dragon$3,122,050-41%1,0391$3,005$8,376,4092TriStar
6Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend$3,002,713-26%1,259343$2,385$7,037,8602Disney
7Beverly Hills Cop (1984)$2,715,010-30%1,037-320$2,618$145,846,16518Paramount