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, Dec. 29 - Sun, Dec. 31

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$36,766,45221%3,76880$9,758$115,824,5872Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$19,363,04231%2,8707$6,747$98,408,1953Sony / Columbia
3Charlotte's Web (2006)$11,675,47454%3,74517$3,118$52,534,2553Paramount
4The Good Shepherd$11,000,56310%2,2183$4,960$35,064,3102Universal
5Rocky Balboa$10,572,607-13%3,0192$3,502$47,941,7132MGM
6Eragon$8,206,55417%2,985-45$2,749$56,419,9973Fox
7We Are Marshall$8,089,85032%2,6060$3,104$24,029,8782Warner Bros.
8Happy Feet$7,651,14548%2,5650$2,983$175,977,2027Warner Bros.
9The Holiday$6,718,76539%2,69863$2,490$50,031,8584Sony / Columbia
10Blood Diamond$4,896,16157%1,9200$2,550$35,724,5164Warner Bros.