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. 12 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 12 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Couples Retreat$4,006,501-52%3,000--$1,336$38,295,0231Universal
2Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$2,575,130-23%2,99215$861$98,351,5884Sony / Columbia
3Zombieland$1,933,298-52%3,0382$636$49,534,6822Sony / Columbia
4Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$1,314,694-46%1,7527$750$24,080,5892Disney
5Surrogates$590,708-50%2,99241$197$33,316,7173Disney
6The Invention of Lying$458,501-45%1,74336$263$12,754,1222Warner Bros.
7Whip It$391,753-48%1,73817$225$9,188,3652Fox Searchlight
8Fame (2009)$385,415-43%3,110-23$124$20,414,7913MGM
9The Informant!$314,994-42%2,202-223$143$30,166,0344Warner Bros.
10Love Happens$189,568-47%1,894-28$100$21,442,7314Universal