'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, Jun. 1 - Sun, Jun. 3

Wide (1000+)

1Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$44,206,673-61%4,3620$10,134$217,546,7552Disney
2Knocked Up$30,691,788--2,871--$10,690$30,691,7881Universal
3Shrek the Third$28,020,923-47%4,109-63$6,819$255,929,9133Paramount / DreamWorks
4Mr. Brooks$10,017,165--2,453--$4,084$10,017,1651MGM
5Spider-Man 3$7,577,251-47%3,402-321$2,227$318,338,8565Sony / Columbia
7Bug (2007)$1,287,761-60%1,6610$775$6,160,4652Lionsgate
828 Weeks Later$1,214,361-52%1,121-892$1,083$26,591,4184Fox Atomic
9Disturbia$1,112,635-42%1,035-597$1,075$76,702,3378Paramount / DreamWorks