'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, Aug. 1 - Sun, Aug. 3

Wide (1000+)

1American Wedding$33,370,256--3,172--$10,520$33,370,2561Universal
2Spy Kids 3D: Game Over$19,500,260-42%3,36420$5,797$68,510,1232Miramax / Dimension
3Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$18,842,846-19%3,390-26$5,558$209,532,0484Disney
5Bad Boys II$12,735,546-42%3,022-180$4,214$111,346,5963Sony / Columbia
6Lara Croft, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life$11,339,558-48%3,2220$3,519$42,600,0162Paramount
7Finding Nemo$3,860,215-12%1,777-248$2,172$320,020,40910Disney
8Gigli$3,753,793--2,215--$1,695$3,753,7931Sony / Columbia
9The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$3,267,468-36%2,007-525$1,628$58,955,2484Fox
10Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$2,986,835-41%1,910-750$1,564$142,858,2535Warner Bros.