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. 10 - Sun, Dec. 12

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Twelve$39,153,793--3,290--$11,901$39,153,7931Warner Bros.
2Blade: Trinity$16,061,271--2,912--$5,516$24,484,6691New Line
3National Treasure$9,832,949-42%3,203-40$3,070$124,071,4134Disney
4The Polar Express$9,588,831-11%3,257-393$2,944$109,833,7895Warner Bros.
5Christmas with the Kranks$7,610,081-32%3,294-122$2,310$54,780,9983Sony / Columbia
6The Incredibles$5,036,873-44%2,656-522$1,896$232,577,1036Disney
7The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$4,358,154-43%3,3070$1,318$73,595,7534Paramount
8Alexander$1,478,504-69%2,125-320$696$32,594,5243Warner Bros.
9Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$1,115,105-60%1,701-732$656$38,415,8765Universal
10Ray$954,765-49%1,129-418$846$69,290,0387Universal