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, Dec. 28 - Sun, Dec. 30

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$35,673,136-20%3,8320$9,309$124,076,2212Disney
2Alvin and the Chipmunks$29,030,3143%3,484-15$8,332$141,400,8723Fox
3I Am Legend$27,413,448-18%3,63616$7,539$194,490,3613Warner Bros.
4Charlie Wilson's War$12,011,82324%2,5750$4,665$34,750,3812Universal
5Juno$10,634,821211%1,01921$10,437$26,017,6811Fox Searchlight
6Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem$10,058,993--2,611--$3,853$26,888,5171Fox
7P.S. I Love You$9,289,09843%2,46410$3,770$23,587,1332Warner Bros.
8The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep$9,185,161--2,772--$3,314$16,796,2461Sony / Columbia
9Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$8,195,028-12%1,2490$6,561$30,611,0132Paramount / DreamWorks
10Enchanted$6,432,36652%2,26235$2,844$110,582,0916Disney