'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, Feb. 6 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 6 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scream 3$7,517,414-46%3,467--$2,168$34,714,4431Miramax / Dimension
2Stuart Little$1,509,112-37%2,702--$559$125,267,7968Sony / Columbia
3Next Friday$1,184,901-34%1,42085$834$45,291,4924New Line
4The Green Mile$965,956-53%2,335-36$414$120,732,9099Warner Bros.
5Galaxy Quest$872,496-46%1,939-270$450$62,940,4307DreamWorks
6Toy Story 2$737,027-32%1,618-178$456$237,111,55311Disney
7Any Given Sunday$241,219--1,557-455$155$69,979,3997Warner Bros.