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, Jun. 7 - Sun, Jun. 9

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1City Slickers$13,032,121--1,992--$6,542$13,032,1211Columbia
2Backdraft$6,425,100-30%1,94788$3,300$31,267,2373Universal
3What About Bob?$4,858,284-24%1,805143$2,692$31,729,9864Disney
4Soapdish$4,401,514-35%1,2750$3,452$11,137,8942Paramount
5Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead$4,233,415--1,802--$2,349$4,233,4151Warner Bros.
6Thelma and Louise$3,020,516-27%1,1800$2,560$13,282,4123MGM
7Only the Lonely$2,084,839-42%1,548-5$1,347$11,702,1053Fox
8Hudson Hawk$1,471,725-53%1,899-173$775$11,693,6253TriStar