'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. 13 - Sun, Sep. 15

Wide (1000+)

1Maximum Risk$5,612,456--2,358--$2,380$5,612,4561Sony / Columbia
2Fly Away Home$4,708,044--1,320--$3,567$4,708,0441Sony / Columbia
4Tin Cup$3,327,083-29%1,930-128$1,724$26,732,4795Warner Bros.
5The Rich Man's Wife$3,132,151--1,006--$3,113$3,132,1511Disney
6First Kid$3,112,013-28%1,873-5$1,662$7,462,9073Disney
7A Time to Kill$2,838,127-26%1,836-220$1,546$66,862,3198Warner Bros.
8The Spitfire Grill$2,433,327-29%1,247200$1,951$5,987,1264Sony / Columbia
9Independence Day$2,063,961-28%1,511-341$1,366$288,449,30111Fox