'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. 5 - Sun, Sep. 7

Wide (1000+)

1Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$6,659,663--2,026--$3,287$6,659,6631Paramount
2Jeepers Creepers II$6,562,919-57%3,1240$2,101$27,285,3052MGM / United Artists
3Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$5,272,602-34%2,203-24$2,393$281,832,2669Disney
4Freaky Friday (2003)$5,038,787-45%2,973-94$1,695$97,078,9695Disney
5S.W.A.T.$4,570,461-58%2,600-181$1,758$108,784,1585Sony / Columbia
6The Order$4,440,006--1,975--$2,248$4,440,0061Fox
7Open Range$4,202,313-48%2,26824$1,853$49,310,7064Disney
9Freddy Vs. Jason$3,243,261-54%2,505-424$1,295$78,356,7814New Line
10Uptown Girls$2,467,116-56%2,031-135$1,215$33,583,3544MGM