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. 15 - Sun, Dec. 17

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Christmas Vacation$7,233,119-22%1,950206$3,709$28,282,7723Warner Bros.
2The War of the Roses$6,975,488-26%1,395136$5,000$16,464,2822Fox
3Back to the Future Part II$4,408,951-37%2,02337$2,179$75,535,5824Universal
4The Little Mermaid$2,522,362-9%1,249250$2,020$23,733,5315Disney
5The Wizard$2,142,525--1,155--$1,855$2,142,5251Universal
6Family Business$2,130,024--1,201--$1,774$2,130,0241TriStar
7Steel Magnolias$2,094,664-31%1,10270$1,901$22,452,3085TriStar
8We're No Angels$2,047,630--1,239--$1,653$2,047,6301Paramount
9Harlem Nights$1,724,761-41%1,324-856$1,303$37,078,8715Paramount
10She-Devil$1,644,289-53%1,42320$1,156$5,153,9362Orion