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. 15 - Sun, Jul. 17

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Coming to America$10,417,790-22%2,0640$5,047$30,765,3393Paramount
2The Dead Pool$9,071,330--1,831--$4,954$9,071,3301Warner Bros.
3Who Framed Roger Rabbit$8,589,255-25%1,31428$6,537$32,158,1634Disney
4Bambi (1988 re-issue)$7,216,741--1,483--$4,866$7,216,7411Disney
5Big$5,034,273-2%1,346-38$3,740$46,691,5197Fox
6Bull Durham$3,312,771-15%1,134-87$2,921$22,658,5245Orion
7Short Circuit 2$3,228,176-16%1,3482$2,395$7,071,2432TriStar
8License to Drive$2,916,248-24%1,2252$2,381$6,767,1822Fox
9Arthur 2: On the Rocks$2,902,346-44%1,4260$2,035$8,053,3082Warner Bros.
10Crocodile Dundee II$2,292,160-29%1,248-410$1,837$52,792,8438Paramount