'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 Wed, Nov. 28 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 28 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$2,066,811-13%3,6720$563$193,956,2662Warner Bros.
2Spy Game$1,164,493-23%2,7700$420$34,501,8841Universal
3Monsters, Inc.$586,451-15%3,649188$161$194,286,6124Disney
4Black Knight$422,728-16%2,571129$164$16,845,6771Fox
5Shallow Hal$378,144-12%2,643-156$143$56,194,5363Fox
6Out Cold (2001)$193,397-23%2,0110$96$7,372,4141Disney
7The One (2001)$95,597-17%1,7270$55$42,200,7974Sony / Columbia