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, Oct. 8 - Sun, Oct. 10

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Demolition Man$14,262,432--2,246--$6,350$14,262,4321Warner Bros.
2Cool Runnings$9,568,69936%1,803416$5,307$16,615,3472Disney
3Malice$8,203,630-11%1,51988$5,401$17,436,2802Columbia
4The Good Son (1993)$5,647,325-27%1,90225$2,969$25,947,9563Fox
5Mr. Jones$3,421,110--1,481--$2,310$3,421,1101TriStar
6The Program$2,830,156-34%1,548-113$1,828$13,966,1573Disney
7A Bronx Tale$2,793,142-25%1,0825$2,581$6,509,5982Savoy
8For Love or Money$2,720,435-32%1,64418$1,655$6,736,6552Universal
9The Fugitive (1993)$2,609,983-24%1,500-511$1,740$108,729,92810Warner Bros.
10Mr. Nanny$2,109,947--1,293--$1,632$2,109,9471New Line