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, Jun. 20 - Sun, Jun. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Karate Kid Part II$12,652,336--1,323--$9,563$12,652,3361Columbia
2Legal Eagles$8,043,360--1,248--$6,445$8,043,3601Universal
3Back to School$7,812,806-12%1,6105$4,853$16,693,8412Orion
4Top Gun$5,810,601-7%1,5310$3,795$44,838,2686Paramount
5Ferris Bueller's Day Off$5,721,799-9%1,3300$4,302$11,997,4462Paramount
6Cobra$1,955,484-30%1,577-387$1,240$32,920,5415Warner Bros.
7Poltergeist II: The Other Side$1,870,990-16%1,405-151$1,332$26,693,0715MGM
8Raw Deal$1,600,702-42%1,332-401$1,202$9,801,0753DEG
9Short Circuit$1,551,984-26%1,302-5$1,192$25,615,5017TriStar
10My Little Pony$953,02541%1,003269$950$2,043,8573DEG