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, Jun. 10 - Sun, Jun. 12

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Speed$14,456,194--2,138--$6,762$14,456,1941Fox
2The Flintstones$12,660,833-30%2,55544$4,955$81,907,2443Universal
3City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold$11,516,375--2,243--$5,134$11,516,3751Columbia
4Maverick$6,842,888-32%2,5370$2,697$37,640,3154Warner Bros.
5Renaissance Man$4,219,616-24%1,78824$2,360$9,777,2062Disney
6Beverly Hills Cop III$3,349,379-49%2,352-396$1,424$28,730,2963Paramount
7The Cowboy Way$2,822,820-44%1,83380$1,540$7,871,4602Universal
8When a Man Loves a Woman$2,460,692-34%1,324-187$1,859$29,738,3235Disney
9The Crow$2,325,460-42%1,306-500$1,781$32,611,4305Miramax / Dimension