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, Jun. 25 - Sun, Jun. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Big Daddy$41,536,370--3,027--$13,722$41,536,3701Sony / Columbia
2Tarzan (1999)$24,055,796-30%3,04944$7,890$58,417,4272Disney
3Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me$18,338,740-42%3,3140$5,534$134,494,7333New Line
4The General's Daughter$15,178,374-32%2,8582$5,311$37,510,4272Paramount
5Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$14,112,712-25%3,126107$4,515$351,672,6586Fox
6Notting Hill$5,527,208-20%2,559-227$2,160$89,508,2375Universal
7The Mummy (1999)$2,171,837-32%1,826-506$1,189$146,034,9618Universal
8Instinct$1,942,612-40%1,814-315$1,071$22,373,9404Disney
9The Matrix$1,011,741-23%1,139-226$888$165,688,13313Warner Bros.
10Entrapment$826,601-39%1,062-402$778$63,789,6409Fox