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 Sun, Jan. 25 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 25 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Butterfly Effect$4,142,477-40%2,605--$1,590$17,065,5801New Line
2Along Came Polly$3,728,590-51%2,99511$1,245$53,264,8432Universal
3The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$2,117,603-33%2,558-445$828$337,823,1956New Line
4Big Fish$1,805,142-46%2,438-76$740$48,936,0147Sony / Columbia
5Cheaper by the Dozen$1,677,667-47%2,810-215$597$122,531,4965Fox
6Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$1,481,641-54%2,711--$547$7,320,0581DreamWorks
7Cold Mountain$1,301,506-46%2,8020$464$72,585,0255Miramax
8Torque$1,172,148-42%2,4630$476$17,278,9232Warner Bros.
9Mystic River$1,012,218-37%1,3271194$763$58,780,19715Warner Bros.
10Something's Gotta Give$957,966-52%2,143-359$447$107,050,7947Sony / Columbia