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. 12 - Sun, Sep. 14

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Once Upon a Time in Mexico$23,423,307--3,282--$7,137$23,423,3071Sony / Columbia
2Matchstick Men$13,087,964--2,711--$4,828$13,087,9641Warner Bros.
3Cabin Fever$8,633,585--2,087--$4,137$8,633,5851Lionsgate
4Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$5,041,400-24%2,08357$2,420$12,869,8332Paramount
5Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$4,506,535-15%2,029-174$2,221$287,886,49510Disney
6Freaky Friday (2003)$4,060,525-19%2,567-406$1,582$101,966,3516Disney
7Jeepers Creepers II$3,019,325-54%2,784-340$1,085$31,867,9393MGM / United Artists
8Seabiscuit$2,754,201-26%2,102-471$1,310$113,604,4038Universal
9S.W.A.T.$2,708,067-41%2,062-538$1,313$112,790,9426Sony / Columbia
10Open Range$2,706,248-36%2,063-205$1,312$53,484,9135Disney