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, Oct. 8 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 8 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1School of Rock$912,316-14%2,614--$349$23,120,7311Paramount
2Out of Time$880,996-14%3,076--$286$19,248,6921MGM
3Under the Tuscan Sun$645,903-11%1,697471$381$22,753,6852Disney
4The Rundown$535,273-15%3,1542$170$34,526,9112Universal
5Underworld$366,737-19%2,715-213$135$46,100,1253Sony / Screen Gems
6Secondhand Lions$333,6940%3,032-6$110$31,719,5173New Line
7Once Upon a Time in Mexico$198,816-17%2,097-825$95$53,732,4084Sony / Columbia
8Cold Creek Manor$187,585-7%1,938-97$97$18,922,8093Disney
9Matchstick Men$164,017-10%2,007-659$82$34,719,0214Warner Bros.
10The Fighting Temptations$154,294-7%1,762-264$88$25,137,6533Paramount