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, Dec. 15 - Sun, Dec. 17

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Women Want (2000)$33,614,543--3,012--$11,160$33,614,5431Paramount
2Dude, Where's My Car?$13,845,914--2,087--$6,634$13,845,9141Fox
3How the Grinch Stole Christmas$13,805,425-26%3,25674$4,240$213,637,4965Universal
4The Emperor's New Groove$9,812,302--2,801--$3,503$9,812,3021Disney
5Vertical Limit$9,103,866-41%2,3070$3,946$28,813,2132Sony / Columbia
6Proof of Life$5,382,656-47%2,7050$1,990$18,811,5212Warner Bros.
7Unbreakable$3,734,493-50%2,297-385$1,626$83,157,1354Disney
8102 Dalmatians$2,664,601-57%2,190-514$1,217$48,000,0534Disney
9Dungeons & Dragons$2,438,086-66%2,0780$1,173$9,675,5082New Line
10Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$1,839,832-53%2,540-300$724$44,325,7225Paramount