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, May. 16 - Sun, May. 18

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Matrix Reloaded$91,773,836--3,603--$25,472$134,283,4441Warner Bros.
2Daddy Day Care$18,879,230-32%3,40838$5,540$51,056,4082Sony / Columbia
3X2: X-Men United$17,302,010-57%3,490-259$4,958$174,171,0133Fox
4Down with Love$7,001,39815596%2,1232122$3,298$7,065,1862Fox
5The Lizzie McGuire Movie$4,754,688-34%2,658-167$1,789$32,313,1113Disney
6Identity$3,664,350-43%2,196-422$1,669$45,069,1794Sony / Columbia
7Anger Management$3,555,109-38%2,476-343$1,436$128,277,6896Sony / Columbia
8Holes$3,160,881-35%2,232-220$1,416$55,961,9735Disney