'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 Fri, Nov. 23 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 23 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$22,987,35588%3,6720$6,260$152,478,8862Warner Bros.
2Monsters, Inc.$9,913,708122%3,649188$2,717$178,088,1244Disney
3Spy Game$8,434,76167%2,770--$3,045$17,313,0121Universal
4Black Knight$4,400,89581%2,571--$1,712$8,708,1871Fox
5Shallow Hal$3,391,76074%2,643-156$1,283$49,874,0973Fox
6Out Cold (2001)$1,827,79090%2,011--$909$3,996,6711Disney
7The One (2001)$836,06561%1,727-706$484$40,639,7984Sony / Columbia