'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, Feb. 2 - Sun, Feb. 4

Wide (1000+)

2Born on the Fourth of July$4,012,085-14%1,309-2$3,065$34,597,3675Universal
3Tango & Cash$3,062,843-14%1,526-49$2,007$39,182,3707Warner Bros.
4The War of the Roses$2,600,487-20%1,432-91$1,816$55,244,0809Fox
6Steel Magnolias$2,019,275-15%1,369-1$1,475$46,881,33412TriStar
8The Little Mermaid$1,866,417-14%1,457-73$1,281$51,589,63312Disney
9Back to the Future Part II$1,603,335-10%1,299-174$1,234$111,868,59311Universal
10Look Who's Talking$1,406,160-13%1,116-165$1,260$100,130,80217TriStar