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 Mon, Oct. 5 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 5 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Zombieland$2,070,278-65%3,036--$682$26,802,6041Sony / Columbia
2Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$693,322-85%2,977-142$233$82,193,9863Sony / Columbia
3Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$656,357-82%1,745--$376$13,148,2801Disney
4Surrogates$508,082-71%2,9510$172$26,793,2862Disney
5The Invention of Lying$463,162-69%1,707--$271$7,491,2151Warner Bros.
6Whip It$313,946-71%1,721--$182$4,965,1921Fox Searchlight
7The Informant!$258,109-67%2,425-80$106$26,728,3863Warner Bros.
8Fame (2009)$233,383-78%3,13337$74$16,742,1422MGM
9Pandorum$195,863-63%2,5060$78$8,071,1562Overture
10Love Happens$192,511-68%1,92224$100$19,073,5223Universal