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, Jun. 24 - Sun, Jun. 26

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Begins$27,589,251-43%3,8580$7,151$122,514,6922Warner Bros.
2Bewitched$20,132,107--3,174--$6,343$20,132,1071Sony / Columbia
3Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$16,824,794-35%3,265-186$5,153$125,511,5403Fox
4Herbie: Fully Loaded$12,708,441--3,521--$3,609$17,744,4851Disney
5George A. Romero's Land of the Dead$10,221,725--2,249--$4,545$10,221,7251Universal
6Madagascar$7,435,682-31%2,948-585$2,522$160,192,6355DreamWorks
7Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$6,113,791-39%2,371-552$2,579$358,466,8176Fox
8The Longest Yard (2005)$5,525,818-33%2,516-796$2,196$141,945,6585Paramount
9The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$3,496,044-48%2,352-303$1,486$30,545,4633Miramax / Dimension
10Cinderella Man$3,446,238-38%1,677-933$2,055$49,767,1464Universal