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, Jul. 29 - Sun, Jul. 31

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Mask$23,117,068--2,360--$9,795$23,117,0681New Line
2Forrest Gump$18,200,256-17%2,11722$8,597$96,767,0164Paramount
3True Lies$13,741,443-34%2,510-51$5,475$60,307,4773Fox
4The Client$12,582,854-27%2,365313$5,320$29,757,1162Warner Bros.
5The Lion King$9,946,473-29%2,577-34$3,860$107,738,6986Disney
6It Could Happen to You$8,112,822--1,506--$5,387$8,112,8221TriStar
7Angels in the Outfield (1994)$4,842,706-30%1,879-42$2,577$20,673,9493Disney
8Speed$2,659,336-32%1,437-242$1,851$70,364,6608Fox
9Lassie (1994)$1,555,070-51%1,7850$871$4,756,9132Paramount
10Black Beauty$1,285,820--1,312--$980$1,285,8201Warner Bros.