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, May. 24 - Sun, May. 26

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Backdraft$15,723,480--1,852--$8,490$15,723,4801Universal
2What About Bob?$11,231,73822%1,608145$6,985$20,448,0722Disney
3Hudson Hawk$7,082,820--2,071--$3,420$7,082,8201TriStar
4Thelma and Louise$6,101,297--1,179--$5,175$6,101,2971MGM
5Only the Lonely$5,997,993--1,521--$3,943$5,997,9931Fox
6Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken$2,710,416--1,662--$1,631$2,710,4161Disney
7F/X 2$2,605,620-32%1,499-3$1,738$11,889,8993Orion
8Switch (1991)$2,227,981-27%1,004-9$2,219$9,048,3003Warner Bros.
9Stone Cold$1,784,736-37%1,724-5$1,035$4,595,8902Columbia
10Mannequin: On the Move$808,586-52%1,515-25$534$2,501,4032Fox