'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, Dec. 18 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 18 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vanilla Sky$2,243,3560%2,742--$818$29,495,8451Paramount
2Ocean's Eleven$2,223,83411%3,0750$723$76,538,5372Warner Bros.
3Not Another Teen Movie$964,0701%2,365--$408$14,532,2031Sony / Columbia
4Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$922,07713%3,422-250$269$255,145,6665Warner Bros.
5Behind Enemy Lines (2001)$471,0198%2,792-52$169$39,720,9303Fox
6Monsters, Inc.$440,51020%2,462-422$179$219,621,0137Disney
7Spy Game$263,55210%2,503-267$105$58,329,0154Universal
8Black Knight$142,6747%1,907-326$75$30,023,8564Fox
9Shallow Hal$130,5999%1,767-450$74$67,219,3946Fox
10Out Cold (2001)$50,84716%1,183-468$43$13,338,3604Disney