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 Mon, Dec. 18 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 18 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Women Want (2000)$3,296,536-62%3,012--$1,094$36,913,3441Paramount
2How the Grinch Stole Christmas$1,204,206-73%3,25674$370$214,841,7025Universal
3Vertical Limit$818,941-68%2,3070$355$29,634,1642Sony / Columbia
4Proof of Life$527,761-64%2,7050$195$19,340,8062Warner Bros.
5Unbreakable$371,970-63%2,297-385$162$83,530,1844Disney
6102 Dalmatians$293,370-66%2,190-514$134$48,294,8404Disney
7Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$179,575-74%2,540-300$71$44,507,5375Paramount
8Charlie's Angels$126,715-58%1,625-579$78$121,233,7247Sony / Columbia
9Meet the Parents$117,066-60%1,380-554$85$159,127,88511Universal