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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Fugitive (1993)$14,502,865-20%2,42537$5,981$78,848,3284Warner Bros.
2Needful Things$5,202,478--1,963--$2,650$5,202,4781Columbia
3Hard Target$5,027,485-50%1,99927$2,515$15,133,9852Universal
4The Secret Garden$3,352,889-22%1,3320$2,517$12,270,3883Warner Bros.
5Jurassic Park$2,921,983-22%1,469-184$1,989$311,147,46112Universal
6Rising Sun$2,809,641-30%1,424-253$1,973$37,237,1625Fox
7In the Line of Fire$2,610,397-24%1,472-211$1,773$93,709,2318Columbia
8Free Willy$2,262,828-27%1,505-210$1,504$38,374,8637Warner Bros.
9Sleepless in Seattle$2,052,800-20%1,283-111$1,600$56,752,17010TriStar
10The Firm$1,916,695-26%1,028-330$1,864$60,950,7749Paramount