'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 Thu, Sep. 14 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 14 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Watcher$548,208-7%2,742--$200$11,571,4571Universal
2Nurse Betty$391,616-24%1,459--$268$9,105,6901USA Films
3Bring It On$240,2470%2,4166$99$45,847,0053Universal
4What Lies Beneath$200,9598%2,166-241$93$143,169,9698DreamWorks
5Highlander: Endgame$144,561-4%1,5452$94$9,733,3972Miramax / Dimension
6The Replacements$121,54518%2,058-427$59$39,642,1785Warner Bros.
7Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$76,36314%1,694-439$45$117,329,4577Universal
8Hollow Man$56,8539%1,184-765$48$66,973,8936Sony / Columbia