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. 7 - Sun, Jun. 9

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Rock$25,069,117--2,392--$10,480$25,069,1171Disney
2Mission: Impossible$14,662,559-32%3,0120$4,868$130,827,1873Paramount
3Twister (1996)$11,917,390-30%2,8080$4,244$115,504,5525Warner Bros.
4Dragonheart$7,636,140-49%2,1333$3,580$22,663,2902Universal
5Eddie$5,584,167-31%2,00011$2,792$13,626,1392Disney
6The Phantom$5,072,346--2,159--$2,349$5,072,3461Paramount
7Spy Hard$2,720,814-37%2,051-268$1,327$17,490,8223Disney
8The Arrival$2,198,736-54%1,6930$1,299$7,005,4992Orion
9Flipper (1996)$1,245,765-35%1,567-714$795$12,777,8404Universal