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, Feb. 4 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 4 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Taken$1,965,301-8%3,183--$617$31,046,2421Fox
2Slumdog Millionaire$721,847-2%1,633222$442$69,280,13412Fox Searchlight
3Gran Torino$701,414-1%3,015-30$233$112,289,5324Warner Bros.
4Paul Blart: Mall Cop$665,783-3%3,20662$208$85,306,0633Sony / Columbia
5Underworld: Rise of the Lycans$596,855-10%2,9420$203$35,160,3142Sony / Screen Gems
6New in Town$472,038-3%1,941--$243$8,149,8181Lionsgate
7The Uninvited$371,380-11%2,344--$158$11,569,7811Paramount / DreamWorks
8My Bloody Valentine 3D$347,693-8%1,406-1128$247$45,959,6063Lionsgate
9Hotel for Dogs$331,99811%3,160-111$105$49,099,3253Paramount / DreamWorks
10The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$291,851-2%2,126-137$137$117,336,1316Paramount