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, Sep. 3 - Sun, Sep. 5

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Fugitive (1993)$14,106,525-3%2,4250$5,817$92,954,8535Warner Bros.
2The Man Without a Face$5,473,20636%1,065200$5,139$9,499,9812Warner Bros.
3Hard Target$4,406,080-12%1,967-32$2,240$19,540,0653Universal
4Jurassic Park$4,103,90040%1,420-49$2,890$316,611,02613Universal
5Needful Things$4,050,694-22%1,98623$2,040$9,253,1722Columbia
6Fortress$4,040,711--1,204--$3,356$4,040,7111Miramax / Dimension
7The Secret Garden$3,647,6319%1,3320$2,738$15,918,0194Warner Bros.
8In the Line of Fire$3,204,35223%1,274-198$2,515$97,879,5449Columbia
9Free Willy$3,023,20834%1,55146$1,949$41,398,0718Warner Bros.
10Rising Sun$2,918,4114%1,289-135$2,264$40,155,5736Fox