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, Apr. 23 - Sun, Apr. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Matrix$12,643,423-30%2,9030$4,355$117,086,2504Warner Bros.
2Life$11,257,995-45%2,5973$4,335$31,672,7702Universal
3Never Been Kissed$6,014,493-28%2,50042$2,406$26,262,6893Fox
4Pushing Tin$3,555,032--1,283--$2,771$3,555,0321Fox
5Analyze This$3,107,637-21%2,130-177$1,459$72,697,0048Warner Bros.
6Lost and Found (1999)$3,024,709--2,469--$1,225$3,024,7091Warner Bros.
710 Things I Hate About You$2,717,023-27%2,235-76$1,216$19,830,4935Disney
8Go$2,020,829-33%1,5630$1,293$9,745,9363Sony / Columbia
9The Out-of-Towners$2,017,725-35%2,1289$948$18,367,4504Paramount
10Forces of Nature$1,624,689-34%1,950-264$833$36,777,3676DreamWorks