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 Sun, May. 7 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 7 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gladiator (2000)$10,068,166-26%2,938--$3,427$34,818,9201DreamWorks
2The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$2,105,147-32%3,05111$690$18,642,5522Universal
3U-571$1,971,674-46%2,70185$730$49,591,8843Universal
4Love & Basketball$808,540-46%1,192-53$678$19,739,3903New Line
5Keeping the Faith$701,249-46%2,014-157$348$29,477,8394Disney
6Rules of Engagement$638,222--2,261-766$282$52,278,1945Paramount
728 Days$573,477-46%2,413-110$238$32,046,7374Sony / Columbia
8Erin Brockovich$504,612-54%1,942-556$260$116,036,3158Universal
9Return to Me$365,560--1,703-303$215$26,174,0965MGM
10The Road to El Dorado$350,723-12%1,528-719$230$47,774,5336DreamWorks