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, Nov. 2 - Sun, Nov. 4

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Gangster$43,565,115--3,054--$14,265$43,565,1151Universal
2Bee Movie$38,021,674--3,928--$9,680$38,021,6741Paramount / DreamWorks
3Saw IV$10,349,870-67%3,1830$3,252$50,400,1822Lionsgate
4Dan in Real Life$7,870,277-33%1,9254$4,088$22,695,3262Disney
5The Game Plan$3,932,436-36%2,844-498$1,383$82,035,3226Disney
630 Days of Night$3,742,351-45%2,627-232$1,425$33,969,2613Sony / Columbia
7Martian Child$3,376,669--2,020--$1,672$3,376,6691New Line
8Michael Clayton$2,784,795-43%2,107-478$1,322$33,081,8765Warner Bros.
9Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$2,603,871-54%1,403-494$1,856$51,059,1684Lionsgate
10Gone Baby Gone$2,237,915-41%1,617-96$1,384$14,792,4033Miramax