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 Wed, Jan. 1 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 1 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$11,040,80731%3,6220$3,048$229,636,0062New Line
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$9,085,25115%3,1560$2,879$71,659,3101DreamWorks
3Two Weeks Notice$4,716,65927%2,7550$1,712$54,917,5702Warner Bros.
4Gangs of New York$3,550,80665%2,19020$1,621$37,881,9672Miramax
5Maid in Manhattan$3,407,20040%2,93830$1,160$65,537,7753Sony / Columbia
6The Wild Thornberrys Movie$2,156,98914%3,0120$716$24,571,1082Paramount
7Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$2,128,55122%2,5050$850$246,001,1847Warner Bros.
8Drumline$2,013,906101%1,661-176$1,212$41,131,5823Fox
9The Hot Chick$1,319,25995%2,2460$587$25,316,5833Disney
10Die Another Day$1,296,00120%1,8750$691$150,068,8806MGM