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. 31 - Sun, Jan. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$41,741,037-9%3,5246$11,845$162,461,2352Universal
2Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$14,587,73416%3,6230$4,026$94,615,9393Paramount
3The Aviator (2004)$11,364,66432%1,7960$6,328$31,546,5452Miramax
4Fat Albert$10,175,5052%2,74470$3,708$33,325,5312Fox
5Ocean's Twelve$9,432,71012%3,2900$2,867$107,009,8304Warner Bros.
6National Treasure$6,768,14171%2,28281$2,966$154,525,0777Disney
7Spanglish$6,184,02433%2,48948$2,485$31,003,3873Sony / Columbia
8The Polar Express$5,609,607-14%2,513-105$2,232$155,125,1808Warner Bros.
9Darkness$4,615,762-25%1,71818$2,687$16,629,3152Miramax / Dimension
10The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou$4,424,537-3%1,1050$4,004$14,794,5464Disney