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, Feb. 9 - Sun, Feb. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hard to Kill$9,213,631--1,301--$7,082$9,213,6311Warner Bros.
2Driving Miss Daisy$6,494,8828%1,302407$4,988$25,183,6469Warner Bros.
3Stella$3,650,726-15%1,213180$3,010$7,962,3822Disney
4Born on the Fourth of July$3,004,400-25%1,295-14$2,320$37,601,7676Universal
5Loose Cannons$2,239,830--1,214--$1,845$2,239,8301TriStar
6Tango & Cash$1,782,802-42%1,288-238$1,384$40,965,1728Warner Bros.
7The War of the Roses$1,732,715-33%1,054-378$1,644$56,976,79510Fox
8Steel Magnolias$1,606,880-20%1,328-41$1,210$48,488,21413TriStar
9Tremors$1,442,955-40%1,159-246$1,245$10,630,4204Universal
10The Little Mermaid$1,340,199-28%1,323-134$1,013$52,929,83213Disney