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, Nov. 19 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 19 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
12012$3,174,427-13%3,404--$933$81,720,7611Sony / Columbia
2Disney's A Christmas Carol$1,037,056-2%3,6830$282$67,562,3852Disney
3The Men Who Stare at Goats$413,501-8%2,45310$169$24,850,7632Overture
4Michael Jackson's This Is It$343,551-4%3,037-444$113$68,638,9263Sony / Columbia
5Law Abiding Citizen$269,422-13%2,071-403$130$68,409,0535Overture
6The Fourth Kind$252,779-9%2,5303$100$21,613,8462Universal
7Paranormal Activity$221,400-7%2,712154$82$104,678,0135Paramount
8Couples Retreat$213,613-19%2,509-348$85$103,051,0456Universal
9The Box$182,322-14%2,6350$69$14,009,6892Warner Bros.
10Where the Wild Things Are$127,277-4%2,090-666$61$73,983,3535Warner Bros.