'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.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Sep. 8 - Sun, Sep. 10

Wide (1000+)

1Uncle Buck$4,550,887-42%1,824-8$2,495$27,893,3034Universal
3When Harry Met Sally...$3,113,154-36%1,17122$2,659$48,221,9549Columbia
4The Abyss$2,865,779-48%1,498-34$1,913$29,665,1005Fox
5Lethal Weapon 2$2,597,052-44%1,538-75$1,689$90,221,39410Warner Bros.
6Turner & Hooch$2,124,673-45%1,494-42$1,422$40,329,1727Disney
7Batman (1989)$1,885,569-34%1,284-60$1,469$241,089,46712Warner Bros.
8Honey, I Shrunk the Kids$1,308,447-52%1,161-96$1,127$71,910,63312Disney
9Casualties of War$1,157,399-50%1,163-319$995$11,551,8864Columbia