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, Jan. 2 - Sun, Jan. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Titanic$33,314,549-6%2,72716$12,217$157,467,3913Paramount
2Tomorrow Never Dies$13,798,856-33%2,8070$4,916$43,912,8573MGM/UA
3As Good as It Gets$12,218,544-3%1,5797$7,738$40,723,5272Sony / TriStar
4MouseHunt$8,418,307-13%2,21322$3,804$40,021,2453DreamWorks
5Scream 2$7,284,026-20%2,68818$2,710$63,217,9254Miramax / Dimension
6Jackie Brown$7,264,531-22%1,629259$4,460$20,153,0242Miramax
7An American Werewolf in Paris$4,441,943-42%1,7313$2,566$15,427,6742Disney
8Flubber$4,403,217-19%1,957-51$2,250$68,052,5826Disney
9Mr. Magoo$4,103,637-22%1,8570$2,210$10,575,1812Disney
10Home Alone 3$3,829,312-1%2,106-108$1,818$16,243,7454Fox