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, Aug. 19 - Sun, Aug. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The 40-Year-Old Virgin$21,422,160--2,845--$7,530$21,422,1601Universal
2Red Eye$16,167,835--3,079--$5,251$16,167,8351DreamWorks
3Four Brothers$12,487,134-41%2,649116$4,714$43,117,7262Paramount
4Wedding Crashers$8,002,613-32%2,920-211$2,741$177,658,4556New Line
5The Skeleton Key$7,724,420-52%2,7743$2,785$30,447,0782Universal
6March of the Penguins$6,488,036-5%2,10239$3,087$48,442,9349Warner Independent
7The Dukes of Hazzard$5,976,911-54%3,404-381$1,756$69,071,1103Warner Bros.
8Valiant$5,914,851--2,014--$2,937$5,914,8511Disney
9Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$4,433,151-40%2,575-729$1,722$192,637,8016Warner Bros.
10Sky High$4,035,239-36%2,145-662$1,881$50,864,6934Disney