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 Sat, Oct. 16 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 16 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$9,874,60875%3,948-122$2,501$112,244,2553DreamWorks
2Friday Night Lights$5,486,56034%2,76497$1,985$35,193,6342Universal
3Shall We Dance (2004)$4,974,22234%1,772--$2,807$8,692,9921Miramax
4Team America: World Police$4,609,2573%2,539--$1,815$9,080,0861Paramount
5Ladder 49$3,870,45750%3,255-6$1,189$51,703,0483Disney
6Taxi (2004)$3,527,72653%3,0010$1,176$21,838,5552Fox
7The Forgotten$2,729,99347%2,768-213$986$55,745,2584Sony / Columbia
8Raise Your Voice$1,224,79953%2,5210$486$7,174,0262New Line
9Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$542,93556%1,208-535$449$35,571,5535Paramount