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, Dec. 24 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 24 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$7,544,700-40%3,7030$2,037$157,684,5021New Line
2Something's Gotta Give$1,485,187-24%2,6770$555$38,629,0392Sony / Columbia
3Elf$1,265,104-33%2,451-425$516$159,526,5947New Line
4The Last Samurai$1,073,210-33%2,93830$365$63,520,9733Warner Bros.
5Mona Lisa Smile$1,050,568-54%2,677--$392$17,171,4861Sony / Columbia
6The Haunted Mansion$575,501-45%2,414-587$238$61,374,6704Disney
7Bad Santa$564,098-30%2,225-315$254$45,024,8604Miramax / Dimension
8Stuck on You$526,815-55%3,0074$175$19,744,5992Fox
9Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$349,912-48%2,121-199$165$95,552,8605Universal
10Love Don't Cost a Thing$282,042-51%1,8440$153$12,625,4732Warner Bros.