'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, Sep. 2 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 2 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$1,937,5370%2,76395$701$146,332,8224Disney
2The 13th Warrior$750,236-8%2,306--$325$13,786,9951Disney
3Runaway Bride$587,8304%3,090-150$190$126,727,5175Paramount
4Mickey Blue Eyes$446,656-4%2,5730$174$21,854,5552Warner Bros.
6The Thomas Crown Affair$407,8860%2,095-332$195$51,249,7444MGM
7Outside Providence$274,398-6%1,050--$261$567,2820Miramax
8The Muse$264,997-6%1,263--$210$4,888,7681October
9Inspector Gadget$163,267-5%1,709-435$96$87,599,7266Disney