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, Aug. 13 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 13 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$4,363,199-9%4,007--$1,089$76,251,8731Paramount
2Julie & Julia$2,690,726-1%2,354--$1,143$31,286,8491Sony / Columbia
3G-Force$1,409,454-2%3,482-215$405$92,140,4403Disney
4Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$1,128,344-2%3,455-938$327$278,738,1784Warner Bros.
5The Ugly Truth$939,458-6%2,97593$316$73,000,0433Sony / Columbia
6Funny People$916,161-10%3,0081$305$44,900,5182Universal
7Aliens in the Attic$705,7932%3,1082$227$19,118,4752Fox
8A Perfect Getaway$572,301-10%2,159--$265$8,699,1951Universal / Rogue
9Orphan$446,451-6%2,270-480$197$36,772,3933Warner Bros.
10The Hangover$444,880-3%1,690-381$263$263,812,37610Warner Bros.