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, Apr. 27 - Sun, Apr. 29

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pretty Woman$7,150,551-14%1,7103$4,182$60,614,6086Disney
2Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)$6,914,351-29%2,3770$2,909$74,988,7565New Line
3The Guardian (1990)$5,565,620--1,684--$3,305$5,565,6201Universal
4Spaced Invaders$4,474,336--1,821--$2,457$4,474,3361Disney
5The Hunt for Red October$2,983,934-16%1,479-203$2,018$73,763,1409Paramount
6Driving Miss Daisy$1,630,821-21%1,063-233$1,534$70,575,14820Warner Bros.
7Crazy People$1,426,592-41%1,135-254$1,257$7,185,0473Paramount
8Ernest Goes to Jail$1,422,964-52%1,582-336$899$14,768,0484Disney
9The First Power$1,262,851-51%1,147-189$1,101$13,356,6154Orion