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. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$1,031,863-84%3,948-122$261$119,755,8393DreamWorks
2Team America: World Police$1,004,313-67%2,539--$396$13,123,6841Paramount
3Shall We Dance (2004)$926,210-70%1,772--$523$12,709,9691Miramax
4Friday Night Lights$649,041-75%2,76497$235$38,468,2132Universal
5Ladder 49$546,640-73%3,255-6$168$54,293,9153Disney
6Taxi (2004)$434,239-79%3,0010$145$24,323,3132Fox
7The Forgotten$370,575-74%2,768-213$134$57,537,0924Sony / Columbia
8Raise Your Voice$118,432-84%2,5210$47$8,027,4452New Line
9Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$86,993-73%1,208-535$72$35,986,6035Paramount