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. 23 - Sun, Nov. 25

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Enchanted$34,439,829--3,730--$9,233$49,059,3011Disney
2This Christmas$17,959,155--1,858--$9,666$26,341,9521Sony / Screen Gems
3Beowulf$16,538,710-40%3,21865$5,139$56,634,9452Paramount
4Hitman$13,180,681--2,458--$5,362$21,094,4391Fox
5Bee Movie$11,812,711-16%3,507-477$3,368$111,859,3284Paramount / DreamWorks
6Fred Claus$10,573,412-11%3,6030$2,935$52,870,0893Warner Bros.
7August Rush$9,420,907--2,310--$4,078$13,242,7831Warner Bros.
8American Gangster$9,013,760-30%2,799-311$3,220$115,552,8804Universal
9The Mist$8,931,701--2,423--$3,686$12,861,5301MGM / Weinstein
10Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium$7,935,689-18%3,1684$2,505$22,179,1682Fox