'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, Jul. 31 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 31 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Planet of the Apes (2001)$7,503,254-9%3,500--$2,144$84,256,7161Fox
2Jurassic Park III$2,701,9283%3,4395$786$130,141,1032Universal
3America's Sweethearts$2,107,82016%3,0110$700$63,020,6692Sony / Columbia
4The Score$860,85912%2,21151$389$50,775,3653Paramount
5The Fast and the Furious$632,1748%2,385-347$265$133,694,4256Universal
7Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within$251,53727%2,028-621$124$30,767,4583Sony / Columbia