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 Fri, Jan. 8 2010

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 8 2010LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Avatar$13,280,653118%3,422-39$3,881$394,181,8164Fox
2Daybreakers$5,895,356--2,523--$2,337$5,895,3561Lionsgate
3Sherlock Holmes$5,073,809164%3,6260$1,399$153,641,5753Warner Bros.
4Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel$3,468,656240%3,641-106$953$165,508,9633Fox
5Leap Year (2010)$3,301,965--2,511--$1,315$3,301,9651Universal
6It's Complicated$3,236,225133%2,95558$1,095$68,598,8903Universal
7Youth in Revolt$2,715,542--1,873--$1,450$2,715,5421The Weinstein Company
8The Blind Side$2,219,253248%2,880-46$771$213,506,1858Warner Bros.
9Up in the Air$2,083,038195%2,218323$939$49,736,4436Paramount
10The Princess and the Frog$947,168145%2,620-708$362$88,877,5175Disney