'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 Sun, Aug. 1 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 1 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Runaway Bride$9,345,466-29%3,158--$2,959$34,446,2821Paramount
2The Haunting$4,375,662-25%2,86456$1,528$63,965,6182DreamWorks
3Inspector Gadget$4,358,611-22%2,87763$1,515$47,355,4812Disney
4American Pie$2,168,155-15%2,436-108$890$77,160,1734Universal
5Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$1,089,631-23%1,62813$669$408,602,70311Fox
6Lake Placid$858,677-16%1,798-303$478$26,321,4943Fox
7Wild Wild West$752,458-30%2,151-894$350$108,880,9245Warner Bros.
8Muppets from Space$306,537--1,296-969$237$13,634,8603Sony / Columbia