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. 14 - Sun, Apr. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rules of Engagement$10,933,627-27%3,19035$3,427$30,599,1642Paramount
228 Days$10,310,672--2,523--$4,087$10,310,6721Sony / Columbia
3Keeping the Faith$8,078,671--2,152--$3,754$8,078,6711Disney
4Erin Brockovich$7,029,877-28%3,07066$2,290$99,319,3945Universal
5The Road to El Dorado$6,156,564-32%3,2230$1,910$33,045,0063DreamWorks
6Return to Me$5,008,744-36%2,320313$2,159$15,253,9272MGM
7American Psycho$4,961,015--1,236--$4,014$4,961,0151Lionsgate
8The Skulls$4,023,725-38%2,409-7$1,670$25,722,0953Universal
9Final Destination$3,049,212-20%1,509-505$2,021$29,474,2295New Line
10Ready to Rumble$2,685,718-49%2,5850$1,039$9,151,6212Warner Bros.