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. 25 - Sun, Jul. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Air Force One$37,131,801--2,919--$12,721$37,131,8011Sony / Columbia
2George of the Jungle$13,196,237-20%2,55448$5,167$29,737,0282Disney
3Men in Black$12,350,280-35%3,18078$3,884$194,035,5364Sony / Columbia
4Contact$9,704,949-40%2,314120$4,194$46,404,4903Warner Bros.
5Good Burger$7,058,333--1,887--$3,741$7,058,3331Paramount
6Nothing to Lose$6,917,279-40%1,88826$3,664$18,535,0462Disney
7Face/Off$5,603,028-37%2,509-342$2,233$66,301,8445Paramount
8My Best Friend's Wedding$4,512,085-31%2,146-230$2,103$66,869,0786Sony / TriStar
9Hercules (1997)$3,151,320-39%1,957-584$1,610$51,432,2855Disney
10Operation Condor$1,693,999-64%1,5320$1,106$6,425,7502Miramax / Dimension