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. 29 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 29 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Butterfly Effect$1,228,604-4%2,605--$472$22,182,6111New Line
2Along Came Polly$852,677-3%2,99511$285$56,695,6412Universal
3The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$552,786-4%2,558-445$216$340,026,3766New Line
4Mystic River$472,1522%1,3271194$356$60,493,51315Warner Bros.
5Big Fish$443,715-8%2,438-76$182$50,784,4217Sony / Columbia
6Cold Mountain$433,728-2%2,8020$155$74,320,6725Miramax
7Something's Gotta Give$395,610-3%2,143-359$185$108,528,3037Sony / Columbia
8Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$373,377-11%2,711--$138$8,895,6821DreamWorks
9Cheaper by the Dozen$280,437-19%2,810-215$100$123,747,7525Fox
10Torque$224,493-8%2,4630$91$18,239,7752Warner Bros.