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, Feb. 6 - Sun, Feb. 8

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Barbershop 2: Back in Business$24,241,618--2,711--$8,942$24,241,6181MGM
2Miracle$19,379,364--2,605--$7,439$19,379,3641Disney
3You Got Served$7,519,203-53%1,94310$3,870$25,864,5322Sony / Screen Gems
4Along Came Polly$6,846,902-26%2,958-94$2,315$75,050,6324Universal
5The Butterfly Effect$6,512,743-32%2,519-86$2,585$41,318,4663New Line
6Catch That Kid$5,824,588--2,847--$2,046$5,824,5881Fox
7The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$4,293,487-19%1,878-378$2,286$351,137,3648New Line
8Mystic River$3,638,515-17%1,3700$2,656$69,894,55517Warner Bros.
9Cold Mountain$3,242,434-20%1,917-583$1,691$82,887,8617Miramax
10Big Fish$3,151,418-30%1,617-663$1,949$59,718,0389Sony / Columbia