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. 22 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 22 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie$2,001,676-5%2,51810$795$54,399,8442Universal
2Wild Wild West$1,118,9110%3,3420$335$98,781,0703Warner Bros.
3Lake Placid$1,071,848-2%2,096--$511$15,661,7671Fox
4Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$824,9841%1,850-597$446$398,577,5939Fox
5Muppets from Space$743,9243%2,265216$328$9,747,9081Sony / Columbia
6South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$506,053-4%2,008-120$252$45,453,9123Paramount
7Notting Hill$301,8632%1,183-396$255$108,323,9128Universal
8Summer of Sam$181,3821%1,068-468$170$18,041,9483Disney