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. 28 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 28 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Michael Jackson's This Is It$7,445,733--3,481--$2,139$7,445,7330Sony / Columbia
2Paranormal Activity$1,466,726-14%1,9451185$754$66,605,5982Paramount
3Law Abiding Citizen$908,293-23%2,8900$314$43,151,7972Overture
4Where the Wild Things Are$715,319-15%3,683-52$194$55,953,5812Warner Bros.
5Saw VI$675,106-24%3,036--$222$16,570,9781Lionsgate
6Couples Retreat$646,770-19%3,07465$210$79,874,7593Universal
7Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant$317,359-18%2,754--$115$7,380,1551Universal
8Zombieland$295,460-21%2,447-724$121$68,227,8194Sony / Columbia
9The Stepfather (2009)$272,652-23%2,7340$100$21,030,9982Sony / Screen Gems
10Astro Boy$258,459-13%3,014--$86$7,567,7801Summit