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, Jan. 20 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 20 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Along Came Polly$1,670,421-65%2,984--$560$34,121,5851Universal
2The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$739,640-67%3,003-529$246$329,786,4435New Line
3Big Fish$702,467-65%2,514108$279$40,593,6216Sony / Columbia
4Cold Mountain$550,983-51%2,802500$197$66,527,6374Miramax
5Torque$506,018-66%2,463--$205$11,948,3251Warner Bros.
6Something's Gotta Give$469,031-50%2,502-374$187$102,148,5596Sony / Columbia
7Cheaper by the Dozen$396,445-86%3,025-213$131$115,470,0574Fox
8The Last Samurai$271,840-54%1,403-498$194$102,861,2817Warner Bros.
9Mona Lisa Smile$193,228-54%1,836-664$105$61,106,4425Sony / Columbia
10Paycheck$172,343-63%1,984-778$87$51,065,4164Paramount