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 Sun, Dec. 14 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 14 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$6,944,202-42%3,560--$1,951$30,479,3291Fox
2Four Christmases$3,047,396-48%3,540205$861$87,777,6433Warner Bros. / New Line
3Bolt$2,165,632-39%3,133-383$691$88,847,6184Disney
4Twilight (2008)$1,980,378-42%3,64929$543$150,044,4754Summit
5Australia$1,072,762-42%2,703-18$397$37,768,5713Fox
6Nothing Like the Holidays$941,833-34%1,671--$564$3,531,5471Overture
7Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$926,319-40%2,768-549$335$169,936,2706Paramount / DreamWorks
8Quantum of Solace$910,311-47%2,635-788$345$157,583,4475Sony / Columbia
9Transporter 3$631,271-39%2,541-85$248$29,377,9853Lionsgate
10Punisher: War Zone$411,919-28%2,5080$164$7,013,0942Lionsgate