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, Aug. 3 - Sun, Aug. 5

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghost$10,798,834-2%1,76672$6,115$46,588,4074Paramount
2Presumed Innocent$10,176,663-13%1,38031$7,374$21,895,6442Warner Bros.
3Young Guns II$8,017,438--1,770--$4,530$8,017,4381Fox
4Problem Child$6,842,160-32%1,76854$3,870$16,869,0602Universal
5Arachnophobia$5,964,875-27%2,005174$2,975$22,172,6693Disney
6Die Hard 2: Die Harder$4,816,830-19%1,946-170$2,475$57,046,1045Fox
7Duck Tales: The Movie$3,870,366--1,549--$2,499$3,870,3661Disney
8The Freshman$3,439,980-19%1,0444$3,295$7,868,2563TriStar
9The Jungle Book (re-issue) (1990)$2,761,487-31%1,478-317$1,868$20,541,2214Disney
10Days of Thunder$2,639,640-19%1,626-365$1,623$45,811,5466Paramount