Movie Roundup: Box Office Sees New Titles on Top with ‘No Good Deed’ and ‘Dolphin Tale 2’ after ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Reigned for Several Weeks

New releases, 'No Good Deed' and 'Dolphin Tale 2' reinvigorated the movie box office this weekend.

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Unlike the last several weekends with ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ taking the top spot at the weekend box office, this weekend things were up for a change. ‘No Good Deed’ broke out taking first place at the weekend box office.

‘No Good Deed,’ a thriller about a home invasion that terrorizes a mother and her family, took in $24.5 million. This is a fairly good profit considering the film cost $13 million to produce.

Running up next at the weekend box office was the sequel ‘Dolphin Tale 2.’ It took in $16.6 million, but that was not enough to beat out the $19.2 million debut for its 2011 predecessor.

And even as ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ let go of the top spot at the box office this weekend, it still managed to pull in another $8 million to make its total gross $305.9 million.

While there was improvement this weekend at the box office compared to last weekend, it was still a relatively quiet weekend.

We’ll have to see how the movie box office plays out for this coming weekend with more new releases!

New Movie Releases This Week: September 19, 2014

For those looking for a mystery, sci-fi thriller:

  • The Maze Runner (PG-13)
    Stars: Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster
    After a boy’s memory is erased and he is put in a community of boys, they all soon learn they are trapped in a maze that will require them to  join forces for a shot at escape.

For those looking for a comedy:

Stars: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Adam Driver
After their father passes away, four grown siblings are forces to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof for a week. Not a problem, unless it with an over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have beens.

For those looking for an action, crime mystery:

  • A Walk Among the Tombstones (R)
    Stars: Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour, Astro
    Drug kingpin hires private investigator Matthew Scudder to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

Come back each week for the latest information on new movie releases and upcoming releases at the theaters! To check out all movie flicks playing at Long Island theaters, visit’s Movie Times!

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