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 Mon, Oct. 4 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 4 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$2,356,424-83%4,016--$587$49,961,0591DreamWorks
2Ladder 49$1,553,010-70%3,260--$476$23,640,2931Disney
3The Forgotten$752,479-72%3,14440$239$38,839,9892Sony / Columbia
4Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$247,418-72%2,721-449$91$30,837,3803Paramount
5Resident Evil: Apocalypse$190,503-71%1,986-850$96$47,216,3464Sony / Screen Gems
6Mr. 3000$156,955-73%2,239-497$70$19,259,5643Disney
7First Daughter$138,056-73%2,28020$61$7,262,0262Fox
8Cellular$137,695-71%2,020-743$68$28,308,8214New Line
9Wimbledon$119,037-68%1,705-334$70$14,954,5773Universal
10Without a Paddle$64,552-76%1,439-880$45$55,488,1847Paramount