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. 14 - Sun, Mar. 16

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$22,055,693-29%2,8010$7,874$61,288,7852Disney
2Agent Cody Banks$14,064,571--3,369--$4,175$14,064,5711MGM
3The Hunted$13,482,384--2,516--$5,359$13,482,3841Paramount
4Tears of the Sun$8,705,354-49%2,9730$2,928$30,719,0972Sony / Columbia
5Chicago$7,105,4794%2,6000$2,733$124,850,51612Miramax
6Old School$6,669,760-27%2,452-255$2,720$60,776,1694DreamWorks
7How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$4,686,930-30%2,430-467$1,929$93,726,3326Paramount
8Willard$4,010,593--1,761--$2,277$4,010,5931New Line
9Daredevil$3,031,153-42%2,056-722$1,474$96,034,4155Fox
10Cradle 2 the Grave$2,974,994-54%2,150-475$1,384$31,693,4853Warner Bros.