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, Jul. 10 - Sun, Jul. 12

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lethal Weapon 4$34,048,124--3,117--$10,923$34,048,1241Warner Bros.
2Armageddon$23,557,064-35%3,1369$7,512$77,760,0652Disney
3Small Soldiers$14,046,977--2,539--$5,532$14,046,9771DreamWorks
4Doctor Dolittle (1998)$12,877,547-35%2,869-2$4,489$61,567,5223Fox
5Mulan$7,024,607-39%2,756-197$2,549$58,264,1194Disney
6Madeline$6,414,668--1,863--$3,443$6,414,6681Sony / TriStar
7The X-Files$3,871,766-38%1,909-693$2,028$74,547,1834Fox
8Out of Sight$3,813,425-42%1,981-131$1,925$22,412,3353Universal
9Six Days, Seven Nights$3,695,598-36%1,961-518$1,885$44,268,8145Disney
10The Truman Show$3,576,418-40%2,186-570$1,636$82,061,9236Paramount