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, May. 8 - Sun, May. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Secret of My Success$3,836,710-17%1,3374$2,870$29,210,8925Universal
2Blind Date$1,977,346-14%1,181-118$1,674$27,488,8007TriStar
3Project X (1987)$1,375,995-32%1,019-5$1,350$9,399,9844Fox
4Lethal Weapon$1,374,328-18%1,064-68$1,292$40,207,94110Warner Bros.
5Platoon$1,289,247-18%1,203-103$1,072$89,354,58621Orion
6Extreme Prejudice$1,215,923-41%1,069-2$1,137$6,775,7663TriStar
7Malone$658,919-52%1,263-63$522$2,036,6102Orion Pictures