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, Sep. 13 - Sun, Sep. 15

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Barbershop$20,627,433--1,605--$12,852$20,627,4331MGM
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$10,772,1464%1,76469$6,107$97,004,30322IFC Films
3One Hour Photo$8,007,283432%1,2121039$6,607$14,568,8844Fox Searchlight
4SwimFan$6,051,361-47%2,8604$2,116$19,683,1322Fox
5Stealing Harvard$6,041,443--2,366--$2,553$6,041,4431Sony / Columbia
6Signs$5,405,020-31%3,051-181$1,772$213,032,4077Disney
7City by the Sea$4,862,639-46%2,5750$1,888$16,656,6672Warner Bros.
8XXX$3,309,029-36%2,771-317$1,194$135,396,2566Sony / Columbia
9Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$2,742,641-9%2,493-328$1,100$77,358,3546Miramax / Dimension
10Austin Powers in Goldmember$1,854,216-32%1,811-291$1,024$209,182,6898New Line