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, Dec. 18 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 18 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$17,019,727-51%3,703--$4,596$51,470,0480New Line
2Something's Gotta Give$1,445,2781%2,677--$540$22,013,1181Sony / Columbia
3The Last Samurai$1,062,374-5%2,9080$365$51,719,0242Warner Bros.
4Stuck on You$545,1592%3,003--$182$11,699,3801Fox
5Bad Santa$529,7508%2,540449$209$37,818,6663Miramax / Dimension
6Elf$512,65717%2,876-243$178$149,330,8496New Line
7Love Don't Cost a Thing$313,53618%1,844--$170$7,441,6401Warner Bros.
8The Haunted Mansion$293,52211%3,001-121$98$54,875,0233Disney
9Honey (2003)$279,1357%1,928-14$145$20,890,2092Universal
10Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$231,71811%2,320-1089$100$91,615,6554Universal