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 Wed, Jan. 28 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 28 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Paul Blart: Mall Cop$1,158,4197%3,1440$368$68,303,7172Sony / Columbia
2Underworld: Rise of the Lycans$1,047,444-15%2,942--$356$24,488,9971Sony / Screen Gems
3Gran Torino$983,940-9%3,04573$323$100,902,8303Warner Bros.
4Slumdog Millionaire$816,152-14%1,411829$578$58,684,71811Fox Searchlight
5My Bloody Valentine 3D$608,125-11%2,5340$240$39,702,7222Lionsgate
6Hotel for Dogs$566,65727%3,2710$173$39,049,1802Paramount / DreamWorks
7Bride Wars$443,121-3%2,621-607$169$49,876,6313Fox
8The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$414,949-15%2,26340$183$112,480,4435Paramount
9Defiance (2008)$412,575-11%1,7934$230$19,857,0614Paramount Vantage
10Revolutionary Road$370,354-15%1,058887$350$12,969,0905Paramount Vantage