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, Oct. 27 - Sun, Oct. 29

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saw III$33,610,147--3,167--$10,613$33,610,1471Lionsgate
2The Departed$9,849,012-27%2,951-54$3,338$91,100,3664Warner Bros.
3The Prestige$9,574,130-35%2,2810$4,197$28,782,9172Disney
4Flags of Our Fathers$6,347,907-38%2,190314$2,899$19,923,4662Paramount / DreamWorks
5Open Season (2006)$5,862,346-28%3,059-320$1,916$77,120,5225Sony / Columbia
6Flicka$4,728,596-39%2,8770$1,644$13,893,5802Fox
7Man of the Year (2006)$4,727,979-32%2,626104$1,800$28,883,5803Universal
8The Grudge 2$3,264,623-57%3,063-151$1,066$35,984,6603Sony / Columbia
9The Guardian (2006)$2,376,221-35%1,973-585$1,204$49,947,5875Disney
10Catch a Fire$2,026,997--1,305--$1,553$2,026,9971Focus Features