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. 26 - Sun, Mar. 28

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#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1How to Train Your Dragon$43,732,319--4,055--$10,785$43,732,3191Paramount / DreamWorks
2Alice in Wonderland (2010)$17,707,858-48%3,384-355$5,233$293,534,9354Disney
3Hot Tub Time Machine$14,020,502--2,754--$5,091$14,020,5021MGM
4The Bounty Hunter$12,006,731-42%3,0740$3,906$38,418,4332Sony / Columbia
5Diary of a Wimpy Kid$10,121,961-54%3,0836$3,283$35,898,3902Fox
6She's Out of My League$3,512,218-39%2,432-526$1,444$25,586,5603Paramount
7Green Zone$3,384,480-45%2,564-440$1,320$30,475,0053Universal
8Shutter Island$3,187,487-33%2,123-581$1,501$120,612,5526Paramount
9Repo Men$3,010,515-51%2,519-2$1,195$11,304,7302Universal
10Our Family Wedding$2,352,539-37%1,132-477$2,078$16,938,4623Fox Searchlight