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, Dec. 21 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 21 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$16,385,820-34%3,452--$4,747$93,411,3011Fox
2The Princess and the Frog$2,915,921-23%3,47541$839$47,632,2792Disney
3The Blind Side$2,001,418-32%3,40719$587$166,727,7965Warner Bros.
4Did You Hear About the Morgans?$1,085,573-42%2,718--$399$7,702,1441Sony / Columbia
5The Twilight Saga: New Moon$971,582-30%2,642-993$368$275,569,0255Summit
6Disney's A Christmas Carol$881,362-25%1,736-666$508$131,696,2087Disney
7Invictus$746,201-41%2,1250$351$16,624,1572Warner Bros.
8Brothers (2009)$549,047-41%1,714-374$320$22,898,9093Lionsgate
9Old Dogs$487,611-31%1,586-1504$307$44,112,9904Disney
102012$447,336-37%1,394-1444$321$159,476,2226Sony / Columbia