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.

Early Weekend Estimates (Domestic) Fri, Jan. 17 - Sun, Jan. 19

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ride Along$39,500,000--2,663--$14,833$39,500,0001Universal
2Lone Survivor$23,000,000-39%2,989114$7,695$73,810,1214Universal
3The Nut Job$18,800,000--3,427--$5,486$18,800,0001Open Road
4Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit$16,300,000--3,387--$4,813$16,300,0001Paramount
5Frozen (2013)$12,500,000-15%2,979-260$4,196$333,131,3619Disney
6American Hustle$10,300,00024%2,204-425$4,673$116,131,1916Sony / Columbia
7Devil's Due$8,500,000--2,544--$3,341$8,500,0001Fox
8August: Osage County$7,700,0008%2,0511146$3,754$18,289,2704Weinstein Company
9The Wolf of Wall Street$7,400,000-16%1,930-591$3,834$90,176,5984Paramount
10Saving Mr. Banks$4,050,000-38%2,449-222$1,654$75,294,2976Disney
11Her (2013)$4,000,000-26%1,7290$2,313$14,999,4275Warner Bros.
12The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug$3,800,000-53%1,815-1260$2,094$248,619,8456Warner Bros. / New Line
13The Legend Of Hercules$3,200,000-64%2,1040$1,521$14,175,6512Lionsgate / Summit

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