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, Nov. 11 - Sun, Nov. 13

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Chicken Little$31,654,289-21%3,6584$8,653$80,401,5512Disney
2Zathura$13,426,665--3,223--$4,166$13,426,6651Sony / Columbia
3Derailed$12,211,747--2,443--$4,999$12,211,7471The Weinstein Company
4Get Rich or Die Tryin'$12,021,158--1,652--$7,277$17,724,1101Paramount
5Jarhead$11,738,923-58%2,44837$4,795$46,539,5962Universal
6Saw II$9,125,659-46%2,9490$3,094$73,875,9213Lionsgate
7The Legend of Zorro$6,380,499-36%3,053-467$2,090$39,271,0073Sony / Columbia
8Prime$3,874,544-25%1,781-56$2,175$18,918,6153Universal
9Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$3,728,766-22%2,735118$1,363$28,851,1974DreamWorks
10The Weather Man$1,752,556-39%1,250-260$1,402$11,375,2823Paramount