'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, Aug. 9 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 9 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Rush Hour 2$6,853,909-6%3,118--$2,198$99,871,2001New Line
2The Princess Diaries$3,501,755-4%2,537--$1,380$37,878,4231Disney
3Planet of the Apes (2001)$2,541,883-7%3,53030$720$135,414,8962Fox
4Jurassic Park III$1,350,488-4%3,46223$390$152,873,1023Universal
5America's Sweethearts$1,002,4800%3,0110$333$78,824,9293Sony / Columbia
6The Score$538,8620%2,2110$244$64,406,8444Paramount
7The Fast and the Furious$267,0520%1,620-765$165$138,095,9007Universal