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, May. 12 - Sun, May. 14

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible III$25,009,925-48%4,0595$6,162$85,101,5522Paramount
2Poseidon$22,157,727--3,555--$6,233$22,157,7271Warner Bros.
3RV$9,950,245-10%3,536-115$2,814$43,269,5813Sony / Columbia
4Just My Luck$5,692,211--2,541--$2,240$5,692,2111Fox
5An American Haunting$3,564,379-38%1,70328$2,093$10,817,3362Freestyle
6United 93$3,509,831-34%1,87152$1,876$25,554,9543Universal
7Stick It$3,167,569-42%2,009-35$1,577$22,145,7783Disney
8Ice Age: The Meltdown$3,151,053-24%1,879-547$1,677$187,569,9777Fox
9Akeelah and the Bee$2,402,894-29%1,176-1019$2,043$14,009,3193Lionsgate
10Hoot$2,292,677-32%3,0180$760$6,384,2612New Line