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. 18 - Sun, Nov. 20

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$102,686,637--3,858--$26,617$102,686,6371Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$22,347,966--2,961--$7,547$22,347,9661Fox
3Chicken Little$14,711,932-54%3,514-144$4,187$99,092,4533Disney
4Derailed$6,506,780-47%2,4474$2,659$21,816,8742The Weinstein Company
5Zathura$5,133,343-62%3,2329$1,588$20,317,0902Sony / Columbia
6Jarhead$4,752,586-60%2,413-35$1,970$54,280,5283Universal
7Get Rich or Die Tryin'$4,421,035-63%1,66614$2,654$24,549,1832Paramount
8Saw II$3,962,538-57%2,257-692$1,756$79,920,3504Lionsgate
9The Legend of Zorro$2,354,332-63%2,150-903$1,095$42,839,6194Sony / Columbia
10Prime$1,564,839-60%1,229-552$1,273$21,401,2624Universal