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. 26 - Sun, Jun. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Returns$25,424,666-44%2,6440$9,616$96,770,1392Warner Bros.
2Unlawful Entry$10,067,609--1,511--$6,663$10,067,6091Fox
3Sister Act$7,210,013-7%2,08712$3,455$47,641,7895Disney
4Housesitter$5,654,220-19%1,977213$2,860$21,781,8903Universal
5Patriot Games$5,321,352-31%2,284-112$2,330$42,763,1284Paramount
6Lethal Weapon 3$3,265,014-31%1,971-234$1,657$77,193,9027Warner Bros.
7Pinocchio (1940) (1992 re-issue)$3,145,140--1,907--$1,649$3,145,1401Disney
8Far and Away$2,460,305-18%1,668-78$1,475$35,263,3356Universal
9Encino Man$1,084,273-33%1,250-479$867$25,976,2076Disney
10AlienĀ³$1,001,574-34%1,185-316$845$40,783,2986Fox