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. 24 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 24 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Ring$1,638,69918%1,981--$827$20,904,2511DreamWorks
2Sweet Home Alabama$606,8719%3,282-31$185$100,776,3084Disney
3Red Dragon$562,150-5%3,3073146$170$80,254,3943Universal
4My Big Fat Greek Wedding$555,7016%2,014-2$276$158,077,10827IFC Films
5The Transporter$340,852-3%2,61037$131$18,659,1792Fox
6White Oleander$271,193-8%1,5100$180$11,895,0562Warner Bros.
7Brown Sugar$248,3633%1,3786$180$19,562,3752Fox Searchlight
8Tuck Everlasting$241,32215%1,448263$167$11,418,4122Disney
9Abandon$226,3531%2,341--$97$6,024,4491Paramount
10Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie$220,22625%1,581407$139$16,793,3523Artisan