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 Tue, Sep. 23 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 23 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Underworld$1,646,527-4%2,915--$565$25,110,9901Sony / Screen Gems
2Once Upon a Time in Mexico$852,71710%3,2897$259$42,579,9352Sony / Columbia
3Secondhand Lions$809,455-1%3,013--$269$13,769,0101New Line
4Matchstick Men$611,52021%2,7110$226$25,350,1882Warner Bros.
5Cold Creek Manor$574,7931%2,035--$282$9,332,8971Disney
6The Fighting Temptations$495,298-17%2,026--$244$12,851,4221Paramount
7Cabin Fever$340,4803%2,10518$162$15,396,3292Lionsgate
8Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$240,26321%1,746-283$138$292,935,88911Disney
9Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$132,626-4%2,0830$64$17,572,3203Paramount
10Anything Else$128,4582%1,033--$124$1,927,5181DreamWorks