'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, Dec. 24 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 24 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cast Away$5,655,675-52%2,774--$2,039$28,884,7411Fox
2How the Grinch Stole Christmas$2,768,730-50%3,164-92$875$232,640,3856Universal
3What Women Want (2000)$2,738,847-61%3,04432$900$64,457,4682Paramount
4The Family Man$1,946,920-58%2,388--$815$10,553,9391Universal
5Miss Congeniality$1,815,587-58%2,668--$681$10,303,3331Warner Bros.
6The Emperor's New Groove$1,625,266--2,887--$563$11,437,5682Disney
7Vertical Limit$795,667-56%2,40598$331$36,766,1063Sony / Columbia