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.

Daily Domestic Gross Thu, Jul. 1 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 1 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wild Wild West$6,195,537-12%3,309--$1,872$13,269,9310Warner Bros.
2South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$3,448,889-29%2,128--$1,621$8,302,8050Paramount
3Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$2,114,29922%3,126107$676$359,877,1456Fox
4Notting Hill$803,8889%2,559-227$314$92,768,0905Universal
5The Mummy (1999)$189,19813%1,148-1184$165$147,003,8908Universal
6The Matrix$117,93920%1,139-226$104$166,177,53813Warner Bros.