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. 3 - Sun, Dec. 5

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$17,003,513-47%3,2430$5,243$110,110,9013Disney
2Christmas with the Kranks$11,164,079-48%3,41623$3,268$44,925,8722Sony / Columbia
3The Polar Express$10,777,268-44%3,6500$2,953$96,133,6224Warner Bros.
4The Incredibles$9,016,640-62%3,178-275$2,837$225,860,5405Disney
5The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$7,654,961-57%3,3070$2,315$68,207,3553Paramount
6Alexander$4,755,989-65%2,4450$1,945$29,687,2872Warner Bros.
7Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$2,761,565-56%2,433-40$1,135$36,323,3184Universal
8Ray$1,887,749-53%1,54748$1,220$67,790,9526Universal
9After the Sunset$1,674,936-46%1,889-420$887$26,752,7454New Line
10The Grudge$1,103,402-43%1,286-200$858$109,232,4047Sony / Columbia