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. 12 - Sun, Jun. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Truman Show$20,010,580-37%2,862547$6,992$51,552,7012Paramount
2Six Days, Seven Nights$16,485,276--2,550--$6,465$16,485,2761Disney
3A Perfect Murder$11,277,743-32%2,8450$3,964$27,893,4472Warner Bros.
4Can't Hardly Wait$8,025,910--1,987--$4,039$8,025,9101Sony / Columbia
5Godzilla (1998)$6,203,565-36%3,3100$1,874$123,656,8124Sony / TriStar
6Hope Floats$5,293,582-38%2,4040$2,202$28,055,5723Fox
7Deep Impact$4,406,846-34%2,624-656$1,679$128,686,9846Paramount
8The Horse Whisperer$3,948,234-25%2,286-76$1,727$30,220,1505Disney
9Dirty Work$3,634,236--1,776--$2,046$3,634,2361MGM
10Bulworth$1,201,313-45%1,061-733$1,132$18,872,4575Fox