'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 Tue, Jul. 13 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 13 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie$3,536,2964%2,508--$1,410$25,631,2911Universal
2Wild Wild West$2,003,5113%3,3420$599$80,509,8512Warner Bros.
3Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$1,215,16114%2,447-181$497$387,469,0758Fox
4South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$933,2172%2,1280$439$37,104,0372Paramount
5Notting Hill$489,69619%1,579-365$310$104,041,6977Universal
6Summer of Sam$459,1111%1,5360$299$14,985,0342Disney