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 Sun, Dec. 29 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 29 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$14,774,101-14%3,6220$4,079$200,058,4242New Line
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$8,745,845-22%3,156--$2,771$48,648,2221DreamWorks
3Two Weeks Notice$4,451,089-22%2,7550$1,616$43,044,2122Warner Bros.
4Maid in Manhattan$3,668,754-20%2,93872$1,249$56,950,3733Sony / Columbia
5Gangs of New York$3,450,608-13%2,190686$1,576$29,880,5672Miramax
6Drumline$2,176,326-30%1,669-168$1,304$36,619,3183Fox
7The Wild Thornberrys Movie$2,126,462-18%3,0120$706$18,421,6502Paramount
8Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$2,060,128-8%2,505-245$822$240,312,0957Warner Bros.
9The Hot Chick$1,443,934-18%2,24629$643$22,202,1713Disney
10Die Another Day$1,271,987-22%1,875-200$678$146,707,5056MGM