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, Jan. 9 - Sun, Jan. 11

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gran Torino$29,484,234904%2,8082724$10,500$40,523,0761Warner Bros.
2Bride Wars$21,058,442--3,226--$6,528$21,058,4421Fox
3The Unborn (2009)$19,810,277--2,357--$8,405$19,810,2771Universal / Rogue
4Marley & Me$11,391,730-53%3,478-27$3,275$123,749,1183Fox
5The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$9,211,907-51%2,947-41$3,126$94,090,2933Paramount
6Bedtime Stories$8,801,381-57%3,511-173$2,507$97,429,8213Disney
7Valkyrie$6,617,270-53%2,83860$2,332$71,463,3973MGM / United Artists
8Yes Man$6,033,212-57%2,955-479$2,042$89,292,0214Warner Bros.
9Seven Pounds$3,818,188-62%2,456-302$1,555$66,744,6894Sony / Columbia
10Twilight (2008)$2,842,008-39%1,466-422$1,939$181,448,6458Summit