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. 29 - Sun, Jan. 31

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Good Morning, Vietnam$8,260,432-24%1,21319$6,810$21,581,5546Disney
2Three Men and a Baby$5,138,828-15%1,8130$2,834$84,047,92211Disney
3Throw Momma From the Train$1,588,217-25%1,356-84$1,171$36,893,5568Orion
4Fatal Attraction$1,458,590-17%1,002-19$1,456$102,245,28820Paramount
5The Couch Trip$1,443,703-31%1,277-54$1,131$6,884,6563Lorimar
6Braddock: Missing in Action III$1,351,196-39%1,035-5$1,306$3,559,3122Cannon
7Overboard$1,088,811-7%1,091-16$998$15,109,5307MGM
8*batteries not included$1,011,360-17%1,070-3$945$19,167,7207Universal