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, Jan. 1 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 1 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Marley & Me$9,956,88245%3,4800$2,861$82,398,2191Fox
2Bedtime Stories$8,336,19246%3,6810$2,265$65,035,5641Disney
3The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$7,939,52885%2,9880$2,657$60,605,7011Paramount
4Valkyrie$5,747,10965%2,7110$2,120$46,649,1981MGM / United Artists
5Yes Man$5,567,014102%3,4340$1,621$65,598,0492Warner Bros.
6Seven Pounds$4,139,78085%2,7580$1,501$50,077,0432Sony / Columbia
7The Tale of Despereaux$2,703,99843%3,1073$870$36,772,2052Universal
8The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$2,087,15988%2,4020$869$69,374,6823Fox
9Doubt$1,893,36255%1,2670$1,494$13,703,5823Miramax
10Twilight (2008)$1,601,228114%1,8490$866$172,273,7166Summit