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. 25 - Sun, May. 27

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$114,733,683--4,362--$26,303$127,974,3561Disney
2Shrek the Third$53,040,872-56%4,17250$12,714$203,380,3212Paramount / DreamWorks
3Spider-Man 3$14,335,515-51%3,723-601$3,851$303,975,1384Sony / Columbia
4Bug (2007)$3,246,929--1,661--$1,955$3,246,9291Lionsgate
528 Weeks Later$2,543,743-53%2,013-292$1,264$23,666,1503Fox Atomic
6Disturbia$1,933,285-48%1,632-915$1,185$74,440,7537Paramount / DreamWorks
7Georgia Rule$1,865,141-50%1,904-627$980$16,290,9513Universal