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. 1 - Sun, Jan. 3

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$68,490,688-9%3,4615$19,789$352,475,7643Fox
2Sherlock Holmes$36,612,481-41%3,6260$10,097$138,715,4372Warner Bros.
3Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$35,189,653-28%3,74747$9,391$156,072,5662Fox
4It's Complicated$18,802,965-15%2,89710$6,490$59,178,8402Universal
5The Blind Side$11,912,7494%2,926160$4,071$208,316,0907Warner Bros.
6Up in the Air$10,720,052-5%1,8950$5,657$44,386,9295Paramount
7The Princess and the Frog$9,824,3119%3,328-147$2,952$85,894,1174Disney
8Did You Hear About the Morgans?$4,932,338-1%2,7180$1,815$25,349,6463Sony / Columbia
9Invictus$3,909,312-3%2,17010$1,802$30,533,9894Warner Bros.
10Nine$3,901,203-28%1,4120$2,763$13,697,2683The Weinstein Company