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 Tue, Oct. 12 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 12 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Double Jeopardy$1,007,992-31%2,91329$346$68,075,7853Paramount
2Random Hearts$941,501-29%2,697--$349$15,105,3891Sony / Columbia
3American Beauty$802,556-31%1,226520$655$32,921,4384DreamWorks
4The Sixth Sense$439,995-36%2,784-37$158$242,739,23810Disney
5Superstar$380,164-57%1,943--$196$9,867,2701Paramount
6Mystery, Alaska$173,216-29%1,70431$102$6,298,1662Disney
7Stigmata$135,536-29%1,382-663$98$46,616,2345MGM
8Stir of Echoes$66,964-28%1,037-465$65$18,604,1845Artisan
9Runaway Bride$45,851-33%1,053-265$44$148,643,34911Paramount