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, Sep. 19 - Sun, Sep. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1In & Out$15,019,821--1,992--$7,540$15,019,8211Paramount
2The Game$9,032,659-37%2,43330$3,713$23,369,6882PolyGram
3Wishmaster$6,038,516--2,502--$2,413$6,038,5161Live
4A Thousand Acres$2,931,762--1,208--$2,427$2,931,7621Disney
5G.I. Jane$2,371,778-32%2,009-34$1,181$24,407,5625Disney
6Money Talks$2,188,438-32%1,9420$1,127$22,810,3895New Line
7Air Force One$2,073,537-26%1,885-305$1,100$166,089,2579Sony / Columbia
8Fire Down Below$1,575,962-52%2,138-212$737$10,909,3203Warner Bros.
9Hoodlum$1,251,749-51%1,203-817$1,041$7,834,3854MGM / United Artists
10Conspiracy Theory$1,218,330-47%1,512-460$806$52,688,6867Warner Bros.