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 Thu, Feb. 1 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 1 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Smokin' Aces$897,528-1%2,218--$405$18,630,4281Universal
2Epic Movie$588,1706%2,801--$210$21,144,0511Fox
3Dreamgirls$461,329-7%2,785571$166$88,751,7865Paramount / DreamWorks
4Night at the Museum$442,7253%3,241-242$137$218,617,2246Fox
5Catch and Release$382,138-7%1,622--$236$9,310,4461Sony / Columbia
6The Queen$376,385-8%1,830244$206$42,759,14918Miramax
7The Pursuit of Happyness$335,5113%2,688-378$125$154,250,6237Sony / Columbia
8Stomp the Yard$311,4127%2,11564$147$51,803,3913Sony / Screen Gems
9Freedom Writers$270,3918%2,273-13$119$32,288,6264Paramount
10The Departed$263,3210%1,4531326$181$126,303,89717Warner Bros.