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. 8 - Sun, Dec. 10

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The War of the Roses$9,488,794--1,259--$7,537$9,488,7941Fox
2Christmas Vacation$9,299,450-21%1,7440$5,332$21,049,6532Warner Bros.
3Back to the Future Part II$7,010,289-42%1,986120$3,530$69,485,7823Universal
4She-Devil$3,509,647--1,403--$2,502$3,509,6471Orion
5Steel Magnolias$3,021,928-38%1,03269$2,928$20,357,6444TriStar
6Harlem Nights$2,917,788-44%2,1800$1,338$35,354,1104Paramount
7Look Who's Talking$2,524,622-32%1,645-4$1,535$83,338,2239TriStar
8Prancer$1,651,747-14%1,659-69$996$10,551,5054Orion
9All Dogs Go to Heaven$1,527,708-32%1,572-19$972$13,507,7474MGM/UA
10The Bear$683,513-37%1,039-17$658$20,439,1677TriStar