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. 21 - Sun, Jun. 23

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eraser$24,566,446--2,410--$10,194$24,566,4461Warner Bros.
2The Hunchback of Notre Dame$21,037,414--2,778--$7,573$21,037,4141Disney
3The Rock$14,400,268-22%2,42611$5,936$80,706,9583Disney
4The Cable Guy$10,321,060-48%2,6570$3,884$40,643,4202Sony / Columbia
5Twister (1996)$6,573,065-15%2,532-276$2,596$129,790,6657Warner Bros.
6Mission: Impossible$6,443,494-25%2,411-452$2,673$156,238,2795Paramount
7Dragonheart$2,940,255-35%2,007-186$1,465$30,154,0204Universal
8Eddie$2,128,133-37%1,505-454$1,414$19,109,7804Disney
9The Phantom$1,584,773-49%1,964-199$807$9,734,4763Paramount