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 Fri, Aug. 27 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 27 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hero (2002)$6,700,435--2,031--$3,299$6,700,4351Miramax
2Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid$4,384,734--2,905--$1,509$4,384,7341Sony / Screen Gems
3Without a Paddle$2,673,203118%2,7300$979$21,831,0842Paramount
4The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$2,340,86079%3,331-159$703$69,321,7343Disney
5Exorcist: The Beginning$2,208,57788%2,81310$785$26,293,8892Warner Bros.
6Collateral$1,813,34094%2,728-301$665$75,502,7764DreamWorks
7Open Water$1,390,29867%2,7090$513$19,368,2152Lionsgate
8Alien Vs. Predator$1,376,61155%2,880-521$478$68,642,4113Fox
9The Bourne Supremacy$1,340,413108%2,079-453$645$154,439,2266Universal
10Suspect Zero$1,076,920--1,500--$718$1,076,9201Paramount