'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 Fri, Mar. 10 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 10 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission to Mars$7,897,863--3,054--$2,586$7,897,8631Disney
2The Ninth Gate$2,203,063--1,586--$1,389$2,203,0631Artisan
3My Dog Skip$1,337,683231%2,3310$574$9,128,5899Warner Bros.
4The Next Best Thing$1,076,133226%2,03427$529$8,077,0612Paramount
5American Beauty$977,899183%1,522183$643$88,612,71826DreamWorks
6Reindeer Games$785,626122%2,113-91$372$17,217,2373Miramax / Dimension
7Pitch Black$748,547111%1,730-173$433$31,882,5364USA Films
8Snow Day$677,323249%2,672-45$253$50,070,1845Paramount
9Hanging Up$515,462102%1,977-641$261$32,960,4194Sony / Columbia
10The Tigger Movie$440,108108%2,093-553$210$36,767,3595Disney