'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, Nov. 21 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 21 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The World Is Not Enough$8,767,329-38%3,163--$2,772$35,119,2341MGM
2Sleepy Hollow$7,194,606-40%3,064--$2,348$29,218,7481Paramount
3Pokemon: The First Movie$4,009,521-34%3,0430$1,318$67,515,0442Warner Bros.
4The Bone Collector$1,600,264-46%2,62329$610$45,407,5683Universal
6Anywhere But Here$778,513-45%1,6819$463$10,132,8982Fox
7The Insider$689,804-51%1,84411$374$18,317,8633Disney
8The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$603,140-40%2,1470$281$11,395,5602Sony / Columbia
9The Bachelor$536,865-49%2,337-187$230$17,663,1563New Line
10House on Haunted Hill (1999)$367,118-47%1,807-723$203$37,454,9194Warner Bros.