'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, Dec. 19 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 19 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$18,214,432--3,359--$5,423$18,214,4320New Line
2Ocean's Eleven$2,028,377-9%3,0750$660$78,566,9142Warner Bros.
3Vanilla Sky$1,821,114-19%2,742--$664$31,316,9591Paramount
4Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$911,833-1%3,422-250$266$256,057,4995Warner Bros.
5Not Another Teen Movie$816,045-15%2,365--$345$15,348,2481Sony / Columbia
6Monsters, Inc.$451,7203%2,462-422$183$220,072,7337Disney
7Behind Enemy Lines (2001)$439,530-7%2,792-52$157$40,160,4603Fox
8Spy Game$196,893-25%1,710-1060$115$58,525,9084Universal
9Black Knight$114,255-20%1,907-326$60$30,138,1114Fox
10Shallow Hal$102,642-21%1,767-450$58$67,322,0366Fox