Box Office: No Good Deed Defeats A Dolphin Tale 2

Box Office: No Good Deed Defeats A Dolphin Tale 2

Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson thriller finishes in first place.

Published September 15, 2014

After six weeks at the top, Guardians of the Galaxy finally abdicated the box office throne, making way for a new champion. No Good Deed, starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson, took the top spot this weekend, earning $24.5 million.

The thriller easily beat out family-friendly A Dolphin Tale 2, starring Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd, which grossed $16.6 million. Guardians of the Galaxy dropped to third place, but had the distinction of becoming the first film of 2014 to hit the $300 million mark in domestic ticket sales. Globally, the film has grossed $611 million.

Rounding out the top five were Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Let's Be Cops, with $4.8 and $4.3 million, respectively.

Next week, action thriller The Maze Runner will give No Good Deed a run for its money while This is Where I Leave You will work on capturing art house audiences.

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Written by Evelyn Diaz

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