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, Aug. 14 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 14 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tropic Thunder$4,529,509-30%3,319--$1,365$11,033,3310Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Dark Knight$2,814,719-6%3,862-266$729$454,709,7284Warner Bros.
3Pineapple Express$2,101,184-12%3,0720$684$52,933,5691Sony / Columbia
4The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$1,492,013-5%3,77818$395$78,040,7122Universal
5The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2$1,383,627-10%2,70740$511$26,220,5741Warner Bros.
6Mamma Mia!$1,362,315-7%3,031-31$449$109,917,1704Universal
7Step Brothers$927,038-9%2,984-125$311$85,884,0363Sony / Columbia
8Journey to the Center of the Earth$653,705-5%1,778-297$368$84,660,3905Warner Bros. / New Line
9WALL-E$458,534-9%1,803-341$254$212,293,7727Disney
10Swing Vote$333,291-6%2,106-107$158$13,548,2052Disney