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. 16 - Sun, Jun. 18

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shaft$21,714,757--2,337--$9,292$21,714,7571Paramount
2Gone in 60 Seconds$14,895,742-41%3,04943$4,885$52,079,5212Disney
3Big Momma's House$11,685,471-32%2,843-11$4,110$71,229,0823Fox
4Mission: Impossible II$11,361,815-34%3,633-36$3,127$176,582,2254Paramount
5Titan A.E.$9,376,845--2,734--$3,430$9,376,8451Fox
6Boys and Girls$7,008,950--1,983--$3,535$7,008,9501Miramax / Dimension
7Dinosaur$5,863,092-34%2,938-337$1,996$72,584,2335Disney
8Gladiator (2000)$5,362,166-24%2,266-440$2,366$158,991,3057DreamWorks
9Shanghai Noon$3,792,622-36%2,126-625$1,784$48,006,9174Disney
10Road Trip$3,091,918-37%2,151-435$1,437$60,178,5775DreamWorks