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, Dec. 19 - Sun, Dec. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Golden Child$7,877,899-32%1,6670$4,726$19,427,6102Paramount
2Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home$5,809,96015%1,886537$3,081$36,588,1165Paramount
3Three Amigos$4,303,619-28%1,46176$2,946$10,242,6192Orion
4Heartbreak Ridge$3,493,085-26%1,647177$2,121$16,315,3793Warner Bros.
5Lady and the Tramp (re-issue) (1986)$2,804,272--1,355--$2,070$2,804,2721Disney
6Crocodile Dundee$2,282,7210%1,256-179$1,817$69,220,86013Paramount
7No Mercy$2,198,069--1,206--$1,823$2,198,0691TriStar
8An American Tail$1,932,665-26%1,126-70$1,716$21,213,2365Universal
9King Kong Lives$1,172,942--1,105--$1,061$1,172,9421DEG