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. 24 - Sun, Jul. 26

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saving Private Ryan$30,576,421--2,463--$12,414$30,576,4211DreamWorks
2The Mask of Zorro$13,414,229-40%2,5150$5,334$35,940,0842Sony / TriStar
3Lethal Weapon 4$13,143,811-40%3,1170$4,217$68,918,9653Warner Bros.
4There's Something About Mary$12,540,472-9%2,1882$5,731$30,338,3392Fox
5Armageddon$11,159,371-33%3,127-57$3,569$105,511,2184Disney
6Doctor Dolittle (1998)$7,297,205-23%2,528-277$2,887$78,343,6655Fox
7Disturbing Behavior$7,007,714--1,842--$3,804$7,007,7141MGM
8Mafia!$6,577,961--1,942--$3,387$6,577,9611Disney
9Small Soldiers$5,316,830-39%2,512-101$2,117$40,491,6183DreamWorks
10Mulan$3,516,744-28%1,705-578$2,063$66,694,8656Disney