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, Jan. 22 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 22 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Along Came Polly$1,462,98110%2,984--$490$36,912,3591Universal
2Big Fish$651,12412%2,514108$259$41,826,6496Sony / Columbia
3The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$641,6375%3,003-529$214$331,038,2585New Line
4Cold Mountain$535,3564%2,802500$191$67,578,2634Miramax
5Something's Gotta Give$458,5238%2,502-374$183$103,032,5456Sony / Columbia
6Torque$434,1688%2,463--$176$12,786,2401Warner Bros.
7Cheaper by the Dozen$368,59219%3,025-213$122$116,149,6654Fox
8The Last Samurai$256,32610%1,403-498$183$103,350,5497Warner Bros.
9Mona Lisa Smile$184,3217%1,836-664$100$61,463,0465Sony / Columbia
10Paycheck$162,2517%1,984-778$82$51,379,4694Paramount