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, Mar. 7 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 7 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1We Were Soldiers$1,416,8840%3,143--$451$26,345,5351Paramount
240 Days and 40 Nights$785,355-3%2,225--$353$15,748,2361Miramax
3John Q.$464,248-12%2,456-49$189$53,772,1613New Line
4Dragonfly$401,0713%2,5070$160$20,822,4792Universal
5Queen of the Damned$386,390-1%2,5110$154$25,592,4952Warner Bros.
6A Beautiful Mind$372,7503%1,962-107$190$140,406,3679Universal
7Return to Never Land$326,3823%2,618-8$125$37,038,3563Disney
8The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$218,499-6%1,303-207$168$288,463,35211New Line
9Big Fat Liar$200,37412%2,232-205$90$39,823,3984Universal
10The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$196,22113%1,228-125$160$48,779,1366Disney