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. 23 - Sun, Jul. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Haunting$33,433,752--2,808--$11,907$33,433,7521DreamWorks
2Inspector Gadget$21,889,138--2,814--$7,779$21,889,1381Disney
3American Pie$10,111,774-25%2,54426$3,975$64,511,6183Universal
4Eyes Wide Shut$10,075,471-54%2,48372$4,058$31,781,6342Warner Bros.
5Big Daddy$6,005,536-42%2,904-350$2,068$94,002,1405Sony / Columbia
6Lake Placid$5,592,716-49%2,1015$2,662$21,254,4832Fox
7Wild Wild West$5,332,938-47%3,045-297$1,751$104,114,0084Warner Bros.
8Tarzan (1999)$4,879,671-35%2,281-557$2,139$95,558,5956Disney
9The Wood$4,822,164-43%1,1910$4,049$13,337,3872Paramount
10Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$4,197,109-26%1,615-235$2,599$402,774,70210Fox