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, Apr. 18 - Sun, Apr. 20

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Forbidden Kingdom$21,401,851--3,151--$6,792$21,401,8511Lionsgate
2Forgetting Sarah Marshall$17,725,127--2,798--$6,335$17,725,1271Universal
3Prom Night (2008)$8,669,992-58%2,7000$3,211$32,133,4662Sony / Screen Gems
488 Minutes$6,957,976--2,168--$3,209$6,957,9761Sony / Columbia
5Nim's Island$5,687,641-38%3,277-241$1,736$32,892,9563Fox
621$5,519,393-47%2,903167$1,901$70,005,8084Sony / Columbia
7Street Kings$4,179,699-66%2,4692$1,693$20,056,7982Fox Searchlight
8Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$3,510,713-41%2,670-539$1,315$144,412,9856Fox
9Leatherheads$3,049,454-51%2,79827$1,090$26,606,6283Universal
10Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed$2,970,252--1,052--$2,823$2,970,2521Rocky Mountain Pictures