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.

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Practical Magic$13,104,694--2,652--$4,941$13,104,6941Warner Bros.
2Bride of Chucky$11,830,855--2,412--$4,905$11,830,8551Universal
3Antz$11,216,740-24%2,90390$3,864$51,451,0103DreamWorks
4Rush Hour$8,247,411-26%2,72423$3,028$88,049,7305New Line
5Beloved (1998)$8,165,551--1,501--$5,440$8,165,5511Disney
6What Dreams May Come$6,403,270-41%2,506-25$2,555$33,154,0053PolyGram
7A Night at the Roxbury$3,818,323-37%2,1690$1,760$19,531,9593Paramount
8Urban Legend$2,887,189-39%2,063-194$1,400$24,881,0274Sony / TriStar
9Ronin$2,803,564-40%1,982-505$1,415$27,382,0764MGM
10Holy Man$2,415,756-53%2,0130$1,200$7,522,6752Disney