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. 19 - Sun, Jun. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The X-Files$30,138,542--2,629--$11,464$30,138,5421Fox
2Mulan$22,745,143--2,888--$7,876$22,745,1431Disney
3The Truman Show$12,418,709-38%2,91149$4,266$63,971,4103Paramount
4Six Days, Seven Nights$10,702,570-35%2,57929$4,150$27,187,8462Disney
5A Perfect Murder$7,382,061-35%2,755-90$2,680$35,275,5083Warner Bros.
6Can't Hardly Wait$3,823,967-52%1,9870$1,924$11,849,8772Sony / Columbia
7Hope Floats$3,266,965-38%1,876-528$1,741$31,322,5374Fox
8Godzilla (1998)$2,981,067-52%2,337-973$1,276$129,211,0215Sony / TriStar
9Deep Impact$2,686,352-39%1,972-652$1,362$133,055,1007Paramount
10The Horse Whisperer$2,576,416-35%1,852-434$1,391$32,796,5666Disney