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 Wed, May. 16 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 16 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Mummy Returns$1,824,644-18%3,4010$537$124,224,0582Universal
2A Knight's Tale$1,128,825-22%2,980--$379$3,890,3531Sony / Columbia
3Bridget Jones's Diary$447,163-19%2,506-41$178$13,649,6475Miramax
4Along Came a Spider$272,013-12%2,480-93$110$15,580,9816Paramount
5Driven$252,219-19%2,804-101$90$5,762,6433Warner Bros.
6Blow$249,024-17%1,502-56$166$14,312,5556New Line
7Spy Kids$153,894-1%2,599-216$59$45,856,2067Miramax / Dimension
8Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$134,682-11%2,16625$62$3,485,3644Paramount
9Chocolat (2000)$78,964-3%1,487--$53$49,828,34722Miramax