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. 18 - Sun, Jul. 20

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Aliens$10,052,042--1,437--$6,995$10,052,0421Fox
2The Karate Kid Part II$5,561,854-17%1,60259$3,472$40,037,5555Columbia
3Ruthless People$4,521,331-17%1,1140$4,059$20,516,1514Disney
4Back to School$4,251,177-19%1,647-66$2,581$38,126,0456Orion
5Top Gun$4,048,254-14%1,384-31$2,925$63,290,63010Paramount
6Ferris Bueller's Day Off$2,721,791-24%1,21614$2,238$25,958,7686Paramount
7Legal Eagles$2,715,750-31%1,065-141$2,550$25,071,2585Universal
8Running Scared$2,681,056-34%1,189-130$2,255$16,190,8564MGM
9Club Paradise$2,301,600-45%1,18614$1,941$6,453,8962Warner Bros.
10Vamp$2,187,458--1,104--$1,981$2,187,4581New World