'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.

Daily Domestic Gross Thu, Jun. 17 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 17 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me$6,253,4840%3,312612$1,888$84,746,3131New Line
2Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$3,183,4257%3,0240$1,053$309,215,3124Fox
3Notting Hill$1,390,8995%2,78028$500$72,837,2763Universal
4The Mummy (1999)$681,7737%3,098-313$220$138,800,8466Universal
5The Matrix$236,691-2%1,907-138$124$162,553,90611Warner Bros.
6The Thirteenth Floor$162,4328%1,8150$89$10,278,2643Sony / Columbia