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. 17 - Sun, Sep. 19

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$15,579,942--3,170--$4,915$15,579,9421Paramount
2Mr. 3000$8,680,025--2,736--$3,173$8,680,0251Disney
3Resident Evil: Apocalypse$8,656,201-62%3,2840$2,636$37,031,7442Sony / Screen Gems
4Wimbledon$7,118,017--2,034--$3,500$7,118,0171Universal
5Cellular$6,792,821-33%2,7490$2,471$19,711,2722New Line
6Without a Paddle$3,631,515-20%2,610-144$1,391$50,326,0575Paramount
7Hero (2002)$2,836,698-36%1,926-249$1,473$46,096,2944Miramax
8Napoleon Dynamite$2,285,883-9%1,024103$2,232$33,339,90915Fox Searchlight
9Collateral$2,266,166-17%1,605-419$1,412$95,974,0067DreamWorks
10The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$1,944,299-34%1,902-550$1,022$91,898,1166Disney