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, Sep. 30 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 30 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Forgotten$1,117,871-7%3,104--$360$26,265,7061Sony / Columbia
2Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$377,787-12%3,1700$119$27,311,6092Paramount
3Resident Evil: Apocalypse$292,0513%2,836-448$103$44,715,1053Sony / Screen Gems
4Mr. 3000$250,646-6%2,7360$92$16,576,2972Disney
5Cellular$243,700-6%2,76314$88$26,154,5873New Line
6Wimbledon$224,213-8%2,0395$110$13,096,3532Universal
7First Daughter$214,086-6%2,260--$95$4,965,3371Fox
8Without a Paddle$158,9631%2,319-291$69$54,135,4936Paramount
9Napoleon Dynamite$119,128-3%1,0240$116$36,218,96716Fox Searchlight
10Collateral$113,894-13%1,287-318$88$98,644,3278DreamWorks