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.
1John Carpenter's Vampires$9,106,497--1,793--$5,079$9,106,4971Sony / Columbia
2Pleasantville$6,879,604-22%1,761125$3,907$15,734,6672New Line
3Practical Magic$5,352,047-39%2,642-10$2,026$27,249,2463Warner Bros.
4Antz$4,512,102-44%2,9290$1,540$67,798,0105DreamWorks
5Bride of Chucky$4,033,545-43%2,46722$1,635$22,942,6753Universal
6Rush Hour$3,799,380-35%2,402-200$1,582$97,709,4577New Line
7Soldier$2,824,653-56%2,501-6$1,129$9,271,8902Warner Bros.
8Beloved (1998)$2,656,117-38%1,57164$1,691$15,108,0853Disney
9What Dreams May Come$2,284,940-43%2,080-194$1,099$39,476,9895PolyGram
10Apt Pupil$1,728,808-52%1,4480$1,194$5,311,9592Sony / TriStar