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. 19 - Sun, Oct. 21

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
130 Days of Night$15,951,763--2,855--$5,587$15,951,7631Sony / Columbia
2Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$12,186,181-43%2,03423$5,991$38,950,4022Lionsgate
3The Game Plan$8,178,630-26%3,301173$2,478$69,206,1014Disney
4Michael Clayton$6,677,091-36%2,58574$2,583$21,563,0013Warner Bros.
5The Comebacks$5,555,610--2,812--$1,976$5,555,6101Fox Atomic
6Gone Baby Gone$5,501,406--1,713--$3,212$5,501,4061Miramax
7We Own the Night$5,421,951-50%2,3620$2,295$19,706,4672Sony / Columbia
8Rendition$4,060,012--2,250--$1,804$4,060,0121New Line
9The Heartbreak Kid$3,815,586-48%2,782-451$1,372$32,026,2133Paramount / DreamWorks
10Elizabeth: The Golden Age$3,150,605-49%2,0065$1,571$11,225,6912Universal