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. 24 - Sun, Dec. 26

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Pelican Brief$11,124,936-34%2,00815$5,540$27,989,3402Warner Bros.
2Mrs. Doubtfire$9,370,0593%2,30515$4,065$70,878,3135Fox
3Tombstone$6,454,752--1,504--$4,292$6,454,7521Disney
4Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit$5,277,2941%2,17829$2,423$18,084,8303Disney
5Beethoven's 2nd$4,255,485-29%2,04115$2,085$10,272,7102Universal
6Grumpy Old Men$3,874,911--1,244--$3,115$3,874,9111Warner Bros.
7Wayne's World 2$3,595,506-43%2,320-80$1,550$23,388,8563Paramount
8Geronimo: An American Legend$1,704,668-26%1,63631$1,042$8,033,8583Columbia
9Batman: Mask of the Phantasm$1,190,707--1,506--$791$1,190,7071Warner Bros.
10The Three Musketeers (1993)$1,083,844-13%1,006-274$1,077$34,403,6607Disney