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, Jan. 19 - Sun, Jan. 21

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stomp the Yard$12,286,706-44%2,0510$5,991$40,550,9972Sony / Screen Gems
2Night at the Museum$12,011,812-30%3,483-129$3,449$204,855,5425Fox
3Dreamgirls$8,009,389-4%2,214307$3,618$77,419,7164Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Hitcher (2007)$7,818,239--2,831--$2,762$7,818,2391Rogue
5The Pursuit of Happyness$6,310,502-29%3,066-103$2,058$146,120,5416Sony / Columbia
6Freedom Writers$5,205,997-29%2,286107$2,277$26,522,9743Paramount
7Children of Men$3,711,141-42%1,52416$2,435$27,492,3633Universal
8The Queen$3,400,061205%1,5861242$2,144$35,495,37217Miramax
9Arthur and the Invisibles$3,081,458-28%2,2481$1,371$9,270,2594MGM (Weinstein)
10Alpha Dog$2,990,600-53%1,2923$2,315$11,785,5902Universal