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 Sat, Dec. 1 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 1 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$10,519,31573%3,6720$2,865$212,631,7113Warner Bros.
2Behind Enemy Lines (2001)$7,742,46119%2,770--$2,795$14,275,3311Fox
3Spy Game$4,904,47940%2,7700$1,771$44,087,6972Universal
4Monsters, Inc.$4,225,90787%3,390-259$1,247$201,400,2855Disney
5Black Knight$2,520,97653%2,534-37$995$21,426,3472Fox
6Shallow Hal$2,034,83040%2,428-215$838$60,064,6334Fox
7Out Cold (2001)$1,148,66314%2,0110$571$9,725,0862Disney