'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. 1 - Sun, Sep. 3

Wide (1000+)

1Mortal Kombat$6,513,306-37%2,6302$2,477$40,107,1183New Line
2Dangerous Minds$6,405,546-18%1,59416$4,019$39,258,3144Disney
3The Prophecy$6,084,142--1,663--$3,659$6,084,1421Miramax / Dimension
4Desperado$6,026,298-24%2,0270$2,973$13,936,7442Sony / Columbia
5A Walk in the Clouds$5,472,5420%1,7555$3,118$28,018,9394Fox
7Something to Talk About$3,807,540-3%1,727-40$2,205$32,536,5635Warner Bros.
9Apollo 13$3,059,01519%1,330-152$2,300$162,038,12310Universal
10Lord of Illusions$3,003,427-37%1,5330$1,959$7,803,6852MGM/UA