'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, Sep. 3 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 3 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bring It On$3,807,226-15%2,41030$1,580$33,923,9842Universal
2Space Cowboys$2,445,549-10%2,7950$875$72,621,8745Warner Bros.
3What Lies Beneath$1,707,716-7%2,407-161$709$137,542,3907DreamWorks
4Highlander: Endgame$1,495,261-14%1,543--$969$5,119,3191Miramax / Dimension
5The Replacements$1,283,220-4%2,485-232$516$35,921,4414Warner Bros.
6Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$1,130,178-9%2,133-410$530$114,191,7536Universal
7Gone in 60 Seconds$488,416-1%1,4261304$343$98,243,30913Disney