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, Jan. 8 - Sun, Jan. 10

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Civil Action$15,163,48421296%1,8021800$8,415$15,304,4321Disney
2Patch Adams$12,686,741-33%2,77018$4,580$83,502,3473Universal
3You've Got Mail$8,102,869-43%2,948172$2,749$90,109,6504Warner Bros.
4Stepmom$7,905,200-46%2,3580$3,353$62,011,5543Sony / TriStar
5The Prince of Egypt$6,074,084-46%2,947-255$2,061$74,863,7154DreamWorks
6Mighty Joe Young$5,041,684-38%2,55915$1,970$16,301,7203Disney
7A Bug's Life$4,723,615-47%2,500-51$1,889$142,958,5677Disney
8The Faculty$4,086,045-45%2,3650$1,728$15,841,9623Miramax / Dimension
9Enemy of the State$3,112,469-35%1,57637$1,975$72,465,1458Disney
10Star Trek: Insurrection$2,960,225-38%2,161-355$1,370$45,376,1595Paramount