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, Jul. 17 - Sun, Jul. 19

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$77,834,460--4,325--$17,996$158,021,2931Warner Bros.
2Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$17,559,758-36%3,817-285$4,600$151,864,8183Fox
3Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$13,691,450-43%3,857-436$3,550$363,811,9874Paramount / DreamWorks
4BrĂ¼no$8,318,059-73%2,7593$3,015$49,535,1112Universal
5The Proposal$8,289,600-22%3,043-115$2,724$128,085,2855Disney
6The Hangover$8,178,112-18%2,667-335$3,066$235,751,2267Warner Bros.
7Public Enemies$7,748,788-44%3,118-218$2,485$79,642,8213Universal
8Up$3,171,710-33%1,706-495$1,859$279,583,2228Disney
9My Sister's Keeper$2,827,962-34%1,967-477$1,438$41,509,4814Warner Bros.
10I Love You Beth Cooper$2,766,600-44%1,87214$1,478$10,363,4372Fox