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, Mar. 20 - Sun, Mar. 22

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Knowing$24,603,961--3,332--$7,384$24,603,9611Summit
2I Love You, Man$17,811,672--2,711--$6,570$17,811,6721Paramount / DreamWorks
3Duplicity$13,964,826--2,574--$5,425$13,964,8261Universal
4Race to Witch Mountain$12,785,799-48%3,1870$4,012$44,496,0402Disney
5Watchmen$6,800,206-62%3,510-101$1,937$98,142,2503Warner Bros.
6The Last House on the Left (2009)$5,776,033-59%2,4021$2,405$23,903,9922Universal / Rogue
7Taken$4,058,123-38%2,661-197$1,525$133,089,5538Fox
8Slumdog Millionaire$2,676,586-46%2,067-511$1,295$137,178,37619Fox Searchlight
9Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$2,566,402-50%1,835-368$1,399$87,265,6955Lionsgate
10Coraline$2,130,755-22%1,431-337$1,489$72,838,9267Focus