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, Aug. 29 - Sun, Aug. 31

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1G.I. Jane$8,183,861-26%1,97328$4,148$19,278,1022Disney
2Money Talks$7,579,677-29%2,03328$3,728$18,234,0462New Line
3Conspiracy Theory$6,853,154-7%2,460-247$2,786$45,831,7584Warner Bros.
4Air Force One$6,684,980-15%2,601-223$2,570$152,403,3866Sony / Columbia
5Hoodlum$6,406,396--2,020--$3,171$6,406,3961MGM / United Artists
6Excess Baggage$6,309,583--2,211--$2,854$6,309,5831Sony / Columbia
7Mimic$6,180,990-21%2,2550$2,741$13,999,1982Miramax / Dimension
8Cop Land$5,784,542-21%2,003-230$2,888$26,613,6523Miramax
9Kull the Conqueror$3,450,145--2,091--$1,650$3,450,1451Universal
10Event Horizon$3,115,054-29%2,3280$1,338$16,984,3353Paramount