'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, Dec. 19 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 19 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little$4,837,593-24%2,878--$1,681$14,867,2541Sony / Columbia
2Toy Story 2$3,981,640-25%3,228-29$1,233$156,355,7274Disney
3The Green Mile$3,812,536-30%2,8750$1,326$36,583,5872Warner Bros.
4Bicentennial Man$2,450,507-28%2,518--$973$8,115,2661Disney
5Anna and the King$1,543,469-27%2,132--$724$5,216,9341Fox
6Sleepy Hollow$892,862-28%2,564-501$348$84,614,9985Paramount
7Pokemon: The First Movie$208,063--1,804-622$115$82,896,7166Warner Bros.