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, Dec. 25 - Sun, Dec. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Few Good Men$13,608,07122%2,112187$6,443$51,440,3193Columbia
2Aladdin$13,381,92685%2,255753$5,934$58,590,7525Disney
3Home Alone 2: Lost in New York$9,117,09134%2,45096$3,721$96,397,3366Fox
4The Bodyguard$8,775,10461%1,8060$4,859$57,147,7925Warner Bros.
5Forever Young$7,678,87737%1,7100$4,491$13,288,7522Warner Bros.
6Hoffa$6,406,012--1,066--$6,009$6,406,0121Fox
7Trespass (1992)$5,012,669--1,022--$4,905$5,012,6691Universal
8The Distinguished Gentleman$4,262,78015%1,859-125$2,293$24,023,5374Disney
9Leap of Faith$4,052,60626%1,59743$2,538$7,275,3742Paramount
10Toys$3,978,283-17%1,29422$3,074$8,788,3102Fox