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, Mar. 1 - Sun, Mar. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1We Were Soldiers$20,212,543--3,143--$6,431$20,212,5431Paramount
240 Days and 40 Nights$12,229,529--2,225--$5,496$12,229,5291Miramax
3John Q.$8,512,403-32%2,456-49$3,466$51,655,0693New Line
4Return to Never Land$6,854,685-24%2,618-8$2,618$35,683,8263Disney
5Dragonfly$6,618,201-35%2,5070$2,640$19,217,8442Universal
6Queen of the Damned$5,911,365-60%2,5110$2,354$23,917,6362Warner Bros.
7Big Fat Liar$4,956,300-22%2,232-205$2,221$39,031,9184Universal
8Crossroads (2002)$4,054,557-42%2,301-80$1,762$31,204,7853Paramount
9The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$2,466,535-23%1,228-125$2,009$48,043,5436Disney
10Snow Dogs$2,305,493-31%1,802-392$1,279$75,523,2567Disney