'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. 17 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 17 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Erin Brockovich$8,074,624--2,848--$2,835$8,074,6241Universal
2Mission to Mars$2,984,275107%3,0606$975$32,272,4832Disney
3My Dog Skip$1,335,499127%2,3310$573$17,331,60110Warner Bros.
4The Ninth Gate$965,82877%1,65771$583$10,130,6762Artisan
5American Beauty$745,27369%1,661139$449$93,867,10627DreamWorks
6Snow Day$585,52284%2,387-285$245$54,364,3436Paramount
7The Next Best Thing$540,20292%2,0351$265$12,064,7773Paramount
8The Tigger Movie$386,83538%1,701-392$227$40,208,8596Disney
9Hanging Up$180,9808%1,048-929$173$34,982,3285Sony / Columbia