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, Jan. 29 - Sun, Jan. 31

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Aladdin$6,319,917-15%2,214-75$2,855$96,423,19510Disney
2Sniper$5,715,435--1,551--$3,685$5,715,4351TriStar
3Scent of a Woman$4,131,113-13%1,2528$3,300$28,727,1886Universal
4A Few Good Men$3,909,853-36%2,056-44$1,902$114,564,3688Columbia
5Alive$3,810,045-36%1,337102$2,850$18,344,1633Disney
6Matinee$3,601,015--1,143--$3,150$3,601,0151Universal
7Nowhere to Run$2,310,724-46%1,7760$1,301$14,819,6913Columbia
8The Bodyguard$2,154,238-30%1,413-127$1,525$81,107,15210Warner Bros.
9Aspen Extreme$1,823,963-45%1,4550$1,254$5,166,5762Disney
10Forever Young$1,398,296-39%1,344-117$1,040$33,503,3347Warner Bros.