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, Jan. 2 - Sun, Jan. 4

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Golden Child$6,644,850-34%1,7140$3,877$36,190,7374Paramount
2Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home$6,193,836-32%1,9560$3,167$51,939,1137Paramount
3Crocodile Dundee$4,676,392-20%1,375-48$3,401$79,758,04915Paramount
4Lady and the Tramp (re-issue) (1986)$4,541,727-10%1,370-5$3,315$12,376,7053Disney
5Three Amigos$3,710,861-33%1,464-2$2,535$19,453,1604Orion
6Heartbreak Ridge$3,240,994-36%1,6470$1,968$24,602,8045Warner Bros.
7An American Tail$2,698,775-10%1,1603$2,327$26,920,2117Universal
8No Mercy$1,971,776-23%1,186-20$1,663$6,730,5953TriStar