'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 Tue, Aug. 22 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 22 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Space Cowboys$932,97213%2,8350$329$55,545,8053Warner Bros.
2The Replacements$928,79414%2,7540$337$25,156,9292Warner Bros.
3What Lies Beneath$842,88816%2,760-165$305$124,979,1005DreamWorks
4Hollow Man$654,61314%2,9560$221$62,808,4043Sony / Columbia
5Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$563,8220%2,969-282$190$105,423,1784Universal
6Godzilla 2000$400,750-1%2,111--$190$5,213,4921Sony / TriStar
8The Perfect Storm$221,19018%1,417-521$156$172,686,4388Warner Bros.
9Scary Movie$170,0863%1,501-443$113$146,134,2467Miramax / Dimension
10Disney's The Kid$159,43011%1,222-295$130$62,733,0937Disney