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, Oct. 17 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 17 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sweet Home Alabama$921,9549%3,31310$278$88,911,2883Disney
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$645,562-3%2,01645$320$148,732,68926IFC Films
3The Transporter$591,057-2%2,573--$230$12,107,3681Fox
4Brown Sugar$483,33410%1,372--$352$13,286,4071Fox Searchlight
5White Oleander$409,803-8%1,510--$271$7,603,6701Warner Bros.
6Knockaround Guys$380,792-9%1,806--$211$6,964,5111New Line
7The Tuxedo$350,55412%2,985-37$117$39,029,0223DreamWorks
8Tuck Everlasting$304,80823%1,185--$257$6,822,9831Disney
9Barbershop$245,84712%1,911-265$129$66,604,1775MGM
10Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie$235,07827%1,174234$200$12,120,3022Artisan