'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 Wed, Jun. 28 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 28 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Patriot$5,015,339--3,061--$1,638$5,015,3390Sony / Columbia
2Me, Myself & Irene$2,506,951-25%3,019--$830$33,425,4781Fox
3Gone in 60 Seconds$1,050,663-24%3,08940$340$72,563,7813Disney
4Big Momma's House$924,420-15%2,8463$325$88,277,5004Fox
5Mission: Impossible II$720,572-22%3,245-388$222$191,391,5065Paramount
6Gladiator (2000)$404,055-25%1,812-454$223$166,863,1398DreamWorks
7Road Trip$210,420-19%1,468-683$143$64,299,5086DreamWorks
8Shanghai Noon$186,051-34%1,559-567$119$51,036,6145Disney