'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, Oct. 5 - Sun, Oct. 7

Wide (1000+)

1Marked for Death$10,517,430--1,968--$5,344$10,517,4301Fox
2Pacific Heights$5,619,898-19%1,2835$4,380$12,532,5352Fox
4Goodfellas$5,165,085-12%1,32837$3,889$17,415,4133Warner Bros.
5Postcards from the Edge$3,281,654-20%1,321-2$2,484$21,579,7564Columbia
7Narrow Margin$1,374,186-30%1,238-15$1,110$6,960,6853TriStar
8Desperate Hours (1990)$1,367,657--1,033--$1,324$1,367,6571MGM
9Funny About Love$1,185,303-28%1,039-174$1,141$5,868,8273Paramount
10I Come in Peace$870,934-54%1,040-1$837$2,783,3552Triumph