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. 13 - Sun, Dec. 15

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Maid in Manhattan$18,712,722--2,838--$6,594$18,712,7221Sony / Columbia
2Star Trek: Nemesis$18,512,702--2,711--$6,829$18,512,7021Paramount
3Drumline$12,604,984--1,836--$6,865$12,604,9841Fox
4Die Another Day$7,785,790-39%3,37730$2,306$131,855,2494MGM
5The Hot Chick$7,402,467--2,217--$3,339$7,402,4671Disney
6Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$6,324,936-37%3,025-362$2,091$222,623,7595Warner Bros.
7Analyze That$5,468,018-50%2,6350$2,075$19,779,7192Warner Bros.
8The Santa Clause 2$4,052,557-24%2,207-149$1,836$125,425,4437Disney
9Treasure Planet$3,102,361-44%2,192-1035$1,415$27,906,6913Disney
10Eight Crazy Nights$1,786,648-63%2,177-326$821$22,551,2303Sony / Columbia