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, Jun. 18 - Sun, Jun. 20

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$30,071,121--2,694--$11,162$30,071,1211Fox
2The Terminal$19,053,158--2,811--$6,778$19,053,1581DreamWorks
3Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$18,027,790-48%3,805-50$4,738$190,928,2913Warner Bros.
4Shrek 2$13,942,700-40%3,306-537$4,217$378,627,9655DreamWorks
5Garfield$11,340,613-48%3,15056$3,600$42,357,4042Fox
6The Chronicles of Riddick$9,415,194-61%2,7570$3,415$42,499,6662Universal
7The Stepford Wives$8,761,067-59%3,0570$2,866$39,014,0462Paramount
8The Day After Tomorrow$8,104,180-44%2,667-543$3,039$167,311,7814Fox
9Around the World in 80 Days (2004)$7,575,425--2,801--$2,705$10,361,2761Disney
10Troy$1,777,876-48%1,303-700$1,364$129,033,4716Warner Bros.