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, Nov. 17 - Sun, Nov. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1GoldenEye$26,205,007--2,667--$9,826$26,205,0071MGM/UA
2Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls$19,510,643-48%2,6520$7,357$57,314,7192Warner Bros.
3The American President$10,014,558--1,508--$6,641$10,014,5581Sony / Columbia
4It Takes Two$5,564,147--1,581--$3,519$5,564,1471Warner Bros.
5Get Shorty$4,334,185-43%2,1030$2,061$44,536,2135MGM
6Copycat$3,007,024-37%1,643-18$1,830$18,573,7924Warner Bros.
7Powder$2,412,073-42%1,591-30$1,516$20,164,7644Disney
8Home for the Holidays$1,961,239-41%1,0000$1,961$9,314,3603Paramount
9Seven$1,641,769-34%1,463-355$1,122$64,407,4039New Line
10Now and Then$1,510,371-44%1,662-51$909$19,934,4865New Line