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, Sep. 18 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 18 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Once Upon a Time in Mexico$1,402,016-7%3,282--$427$29,943,1961Sony / Columbia
2Matchstick Men$845,013-5%2,711--$312$16,682,5091Warner Bros.
3Cabin Fever$479,680-5%2,087--$230$10,816,1371Lionsgate
4Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$288,8585%2,029-174$142$289,016,91210Disney
5Open Range$221,0912%2,063-205$107$54,353,8445Disney
6Seabiscuit$199,7900%2,102-471$95$114,402,9918Universal
7S.W.A.T.$164,1390%2,062-538$80$113,471,9496Sony / Columbia
8Jeepers Creepers II$163,745-3%2,784-340$59$32,586,1223MGM / United Artists
9Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$160,724-6%2,08357$77$13,517,9472Paramount
10Freaky Friday (2003)$154,9455%2,567-406$60$102,556,0716Disney