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, Jul. 2 - Sun, Jul. 4

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wild Wild West$27,688,255--3,342--$8,285$40,958,1861Warner Bros.
2Big Daddy$20,013,415-52%3,12194$6,413$61,549,7852Sony / Columbia
3Tarzan (1999)$13,914,914-42%3,10354$4,484$72,332,3413Disney
4South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$11,335,889--2,128--$5,327$19,638,6941Paramount
5The General's Daughter$10,706,418-29%2,8580$3,746$48,216,8453Paramount
6Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$9,540,629-32%2,628-498$3,630$369,417,7747Fox
7Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me$8,956,912-51%3,091-223$2,898$143,451,6454New Line
8Summer of Sam$5,952,452--1,536--$3,875$5,952,4521Disney
9Notting Hill$3,868,696-30%1,944-615$1,990$96,636,7866Universal