'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. 10 - Sun, Aug. 12

Wide (1000+)

1Rush Hour 3$49,100,158--3,778--$12,996$49,100,1581New Line
2The Bourne Ultimatum$32,878,491-53%3,68626$8,920$131,552,3372Universal
3The Simpsons Movie$11,269,342-55%3,552-374$3,173$152,383,1883Fox
5Hairspray (2007)$6,396,666-31%2,805-310$2,280$92,150,0334New Line
7I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$5,878,628-45%2,799-490$2,100$103,781,8894Universal
8Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$5,432,217-43%2,585-540$2,101$272,049,7295Warner Bros.
9No Reservations$3,854,137-41%2,053-372$1,877$32,023,6813Warner Bros.
10Daddy Day Camp$3,402,684--2,332--$1,459$4,886,6531Sony / TriStar