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. 21 - Sun, Oct. 23

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pulp Fiction$8,389,221-10%1,489151$5,634$17,701,1032Miramax
2The Specialist$6,147,979-31%2,509-13$2,450$29,438,5103Warner Bros.
3Love Affair$5,438,758--1,585--$3,431$5,438,7581Warner Bros.
4Little Giants$4,213,019-12%2,0220$2,084$8,991,0482Warner Bros.
5The River Wild$4,103,040-22%2,137-16$1,920$26,659,0754Universal
6The Puppet Masters$4,069,057--1,481--$2,748$4,069,0571Disney
7Wes Craven's New Nightmare$3,589,975-46%1,87323$1,917$10,257,0932New Line
8Forrest Gump$2,795,175-15%1,873-197$1,492$181,537,92016Paramount
9Only You$2,708,288-34%1,61717$1,675$12,534,8033TriStar
10Exit to Eden$1,457,814-52%1,664-6$876$4,470,5092Savoy