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. 5 - Sun, Dec. 7

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Last Samurai$24,271,066--2,908--$8,346$24,271,0661Warner Bros.
2Honey (2003)$12,856,990--1,942--$6,620$12,856,9901Universal
3The Haunted Mansion$9,394,116-61%3,1220$3,009$45,976,8502Disney
4Elf$8,026,797-63%3,119-83$2,574$139,541,6245New Line
5Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$7,141,580-71%3,409-58$2,095$85,299,3363Universal
6Bad Santa$7,014,010-43%2,09186$3,354$27,143,6782Miramax / Dimension
7Gothika$5,249,665-59%2,205-177$2,381$49,546,5183Warner Bros.
8The Missing$4,033,933-63%2,7560$1,464$21,804,8552Sony / Columbia
9Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$3,723,087-69%2,344-359$1,588$72,557,2874Fox
10Love Actually$3,562,235-57%1,672-42$2,131$48,747,7665Universal