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 Thu, Feb. 28 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 28 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Queen of the Damned$688,779-1%2,511--$274$18,006,2711Warner Bros.
2John Q.$684,590-5%2,50539$273$43,142,6662New Line
3Dragonfly$563,9480%2,507--$225$12,599,6431Universal
4A Beautiful Mind$413,2375%2,069-12$200$134,285,3658Universal
5Return to Never Land$403,3882%2,62621$154$28,829,1412Disney
6Hart's War$331,207-6%2,4590$135$16,408,9082MGM
7Super Troopers$275,7381%1,80525$153$13,649,0602Fox Searchlight
8The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$275,5748%1,5103$182$284,253,55810New Line
9Collateral Damage$272,8995%2,410-414$113$35,705,0613Warner Bros.
10Black Hawk Down$266,7322%1,802-348$148$102,378,2626Sony / Columbia