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. 31 - Sun, Nov. 2

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1High School Musical 3: Senior Year$15,317,411-64%3,6263$4,224$62,033,2102Disney
2Zack and Miri Make a Porno$10,066,036--2,735--$3,680$10,066,0361The Weinstein Company
3Saw V$9,741,068-68%3,08424$3,159$45,467,4122Lionsgate
4Changeling$9,351,5351813%1,8501835$5,055$10,030,7602Universal
5The Haunting of Molly Hartley$5,423,502--2,652--$2,045$5,423,5021Freestyle
6Beverly Hills Chihuahua$4,864,114-29%3,004-186$1,619$84,180,6285Disney
7The Secret Life of Bees$4,010,554-34%1,611-19$2,489$25,298,8723Fox Searchlight
8Max Payne$3,687,483-53%2,564-817$1,438$35,539,5943Fox
9Eagle Eye$3,482,251-31%2,007-551$1,735$92,614,9796Paramount / DreamWorks
10Pride and Glory$3,363,272-46%2,5850$1,301$11,717,8572Warner Bros. / New Line