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, May. 1 - Sun, May. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1X-Men Origins: Wolverine$85,057,400--4,099--$20,751$85,057,4001Fox
2Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$15,410,977--3,175--$4,854$15,410,9771Warner Bros. / New Line
3Obsessed$12,050,994-58%2,5140$4,794$46,853,6242Sony / Screen Gems
417 Again$6,362,628-45%3,2550$1,955$48,507,4623Warner Bros. / New Line
5Monsters vs. Aliens$5,804,042-32%2,626-732$2,210$182,413,1496Paramount / DreamWorks
6The Soloist$5,654,090-42%2,0339$2,781$18,162,9432Paramount / DreamWorks
7Earth (2009)$4,338,995-51%1,8040$2,405$22,002,3712Disneynature
8Hannah Montana: The Movie$4,163,494-35%2,819-412$1,477$70,943,0474Disney
9Fighting$4,010,539-64%2,3123$1,735$17,343,2712Universal / Rogue
10State of Play$3,715,277-46%2,445-362$1,520$30,944,8633Universal