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, Jul. 22 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 22 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I, Robot$4,529,979-5%3,420--$1,325$73,395,8871Fox
2Spider-Man 2$2,686,5205%4,058-108$662$313,449,0113Sony / Columbia
3A Cinderella Story$1,844,107-1%2,625--$703$21,774,7791Warner Bros.
4Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy$1,603,300-2%3,10413$517$64,085,6362DreamWorks
5Fahrenheit 9/11$1,048,3961%2,004-7$523$98,378,1114Lionsgate
6The Notebook (2004)$1,035,9081%2,089-199$496$58,062,9534New Line
7King Arthur (2004)$963,7101%3,0860$312$42,135,2532Disney
8Shrek 2$532,3824%1,857-285$287$427,129,8839DreamWorks
9DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$515,719-1%1,945-499$265$107,314,6245Fox
10Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$431,1271%1,460-542$295$240,100,9167Warner Bros.