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, Jan. 5 - Sun, Jan. 7

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cast Away$22,220,725-28%2,94819$7,538$131,911,8073Fox
2What Women Want (2000)$15,555,033-25%3,0526$5,097$137,901,6804Paramount
3Traffic$15,518,8076093%1,5101506$10,277$15,769,3871USA Films
4The Emperor's New Groove$7,462,207-34%2,774-113$2,690$26,933,3774Disney
5Vertical Limit$5,010,353-39%2,602146$1,926$59,283,1495Sony / Columbia
6Dracula 2000$4,310,742-41%2,2040$1,956$20,278,3733Miramax / Dimension
7Dude, Where's My Car?$3,832,533-34%2,004-14$1,912$29,171,7324Fox
8How the Grinch Stole Christmas$2,503,799-72%2,594-567$965$257,832,3688Universal
9All the Pretty Horses$2,477,053-49%1,59345$1,555$11,507,2062Miramax
10102 Dalmatians$1,630,491-53%1,474-103$1,106$57,039,6757Disney