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, Nov. 17 - Sun, Nov. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How the Grinch Stole Christmas$55,082,651--3,127--$17,615$55,082,6511Universal
2Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$22,718,184--2,934--$7,743$22,718,1841Paramount
3Charlie's Angels$13,361,339-46%3,0370$4,400$93,261,4383Sony / Columbia
4The 6th Day$13,021,520--2,516--$5,175$13,021,5201Sony / Columbia
5Bounce$11,423,716--1,918--$5,956$11,423,7161Miramax
6Men of Honor$7,906,419-41%2,11826$3,733$21,245,8842Fox
7Little Nicky$7,753,107-52%2,9100$2,664$23,817,0112New Line
8Meet the Parents$6,367,233-38%2,412-285$2,640$138,515,5527Universal
9Red Planet$2,818,384-68%2,7030$1,043$11,539,6802Warner Bros.
10The Legend of Bagger Vance$2,817,279-55%2,109-53$1,336$25,221,1693DreamWorks