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, Nov. 19 - Sun, Nov. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$35,143,366--3,017--$11,648$35,143,3661Disney
2The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$32,018,493--3,212--$9,968$32,018,4931Paramount
3The Incredibles$26,524,565-47%3,683-250$7,202$177,556,4173Disney
4The Polar Express$15,668,556-33%3,6500$4,293$51,467,2422Warner Bros.
5Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$10,044,58016%2,4501920$4,100$21,511,9262Universal
6After the Sunset$5,075,005-54%2,8190$1,800$19,094,4912New Line
7Ray$4,565,276-46%2,027-447$2,252$59,192,0394Universal
8The Grudge$3,811,445-46%2,112-704$1,805$104,424,0325Sony / Columbia
9Seed of Chucky$3,241,211-63%2,0621$1,572$13,463,9672Rogue
10Saw$2,882,585-55%1,679-788$1,717$50,356,6924Lionsgate