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 Tue, Oct. 26 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 26 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Grudge$2,427,523-12%3,245--$748$44,324,3061Sony / Columbia
2Shall We Dance (2004)$888,67822%2,419647$367$26,040,4202Miramax
3Shark Tale$542,974-14%3,656-292$149$138,157,8394DreamWorks
4Team America: World Police$520,021-9%2,62081$198$23,208,8692Paramount
5Ladder 49$394,22510%2,802-453$141$62,116,3234Disney
6Friday Night Lights$372,440-4%2,969205$125$48,029,0023Universal
7Surviving Christmas$285,9644%2,750--$104$5,004,4821DreamWorks
8The Forgotten$218,4374%2,253-515$97$62,422,3585Sony / Columbia
9Taxi (2004)$212,329-4%2,357-644$90$30,160,6473Fox