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, Jan. 4 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 4 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Marley & Me$5,448,610-41%3,50525$1,555$106,661,7782Fox
2Bedtime Stories$4,394,279-42%3,6843$1,193$85,537,3562Disney
3The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$4,367,038-40%2,9880$1,462$79,295,0622Paramount
4Valkyrie$3,158,142-42%2,77867$1,137$60,743,9262MGM / United Artists
5Yes Man$3,084,033-42%3,4340$898$79,508,8163Warner Bros.
6Seven Pounds$2,134,083-47%2,7580$774$60,144,5213Sony / Columbia
7The Tale of Despereaux$1,638,339-35%3,091-16$530$43,712,4763Universal
8Doubt$1,200,817-39%1,28720$933$18,704,7014Miramax
9The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$1,128,311-43%2,337-65$483$74,424,1424Fox
10Twilight (2008)$1,095,710-39%1,88839$580$176,922,6217Summit