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, Jan. 5 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 5 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$6,741,658-37%3,6220$1,861$261,031,9443New Line
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$5,051,890-47%3,17014$1,594$97,439,2732DreamWorks
3Two Weeks Notice$2,515,253-48%2,7550$913$68,810,7813Warner Bros.
4Maid in Manhattan$1,976,126-47%3,050112$648$76,327,2894Sony / Columbia
5Gangs of New York$1,950,549-39%2,305115$846$47,089,4663Miramax
6The Wild Thornberrys Movie$1,464,305-36%2,881-131$508$31,528,9363Paramount
7Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$1,356,965-27%2,015-490$673$252,104,9098Warner Bros.
8Drumline$1,115,238-54%1,653-16$675$45,791,7054Fox
9The Hot Chick$774,226-51%2,160-86$358$29,853,0734Disney
10Die Another Day$660,844-50%1,808-67$366$153,770,2557MGM