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, Mar. 6 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 6 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Old School$1,055,3314%2,74253$385$41,579,9722DreamWorks
2Cradle 2 the Grave$762,985-11%2,625--$291$20,346,5561Warner Bros.
3Chicago$696,3864%2,44792$285$107,598,11810Miramax
4How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$672,1577%2,9230$230$80,196,8734Paramount
5Daredevil$496,109-1%3,234-240$153$86,321,4173Fox
6The Jungle Book 2$326,4202%2,814-1$116$35,265,2113Disney
7The Life of David Gale$319,064-6%2,0031$159$14,986,6902Universal
8Shanghai Knights$284,8618%2,515-11$113$52,058,8604Disney
9The Recruit$201,026-2%1,508-170$133$48,918,7605Disney
10Gods and Generals$197,9695%1,5330$129$9,744,9402Warner Bros.