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, Oct. 14 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 14 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Couples Retreat$2,281,450-12%3,000--$760$43,157,0301Universal
2Zombieland$1,113,168-10%3,0382$366$51,884,0942Sony / Columbia
3Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$531,377-9%2,99215$178$99,469,3414Sony / Columbia
4Toy Story / Toy Story 2 (3D)$460,3831%1,7527$263$24,997,6672Disney
5Surrogates$344,457-13%2,99241$115$34,056,9803Disney
6The Invention of Lying$273,709-5%1,74336$157$13,316,3322Warner Bros.
7Whip It$219,609-5%1,73817$126$9,639,3472Fox Searchlight
8The Informant!$216,014-5%2,202-223$98$30,609,4824Warner Bros.
9Fame (2009)$150,488-5%3,110-23$48$20,724,3973MGM
10Love Happens$133,784-6%1,894-28$71$21,719,4894Universal