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 Wed, Oct. 27 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 27 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Grudge$2,122,161-13%3,245--$654$46,446,4671Sony / Columbia
2Shall We Dance (2004)$796,678-10%2,419647$329$26,837,0982Miramax
3Shark Tale$538,048-1%3,656-292$147$138,695,8874DreamWorks
4Team America: World Police$448,771-14%2,62081$171$23,657,6402Paramount
5Friday Night Lights$371,4140%2,969205$125$48,400,4163Universal
6Ladder 49$358,331-9%2,802-453$128$62,474,6544Disney
7Surviving Christmas$265,774-7%2,750--$97$5,270,2561DreamWorks
8Taxi (2004)$205,776-3%2,357-644$87$30,366,4233Fox
9The Forgotten$201,113-8%2,253-515$89$62,623,4715Sony / Columbia