'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. 27 - Sun, Sep. 29

Wide (1000+)

1The Fisher King$7,067,9082168%1,2141204$5,822$7,379,5702TriStar
2Necessary Roughness$6,513,130--1,695--$3,843$6,513,1301Paramount
3Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare$3,422,098-48%1,8600$1,840$23,015,0013New Line
4Late for Dinner$1,654,176-54%1,0130$1,633$5,261,7212Columbia
5Terminator 2: Judgment Day$1,252,448-39%1,312-280$955$195,575,53913TriStar
6Doc Hollywood$1,143,292-36%1,465-152$780$35,669,4219Warner Bros.
7Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves$1,116,435-29%1,177-254$949$105,124,54516Warner Bros.