'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, Feb. 22 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 22 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Queen of the Damned$5,829,552--2,511--$2,322$5,829,5521Warner Bros.
2John Q.$3,737,277221%2,50539$1,492$31,351,7332New Line
4Crossroads (2002)$2,278,560240%2,3811$957$21,446,8702Paramount
5Return to Never Land$2,052,832136%2,62621$782$20,326,9052Disney
6Big Fat Liar$1,644,965155%2,437-97$675$28,555,7033Universal
7A Beautiful Mind$1,479,171184%2,069-12$715$128,863,9308Universal
8Hart's War$1,382,202183%2,4590$562$11,925,6052MGM
9Super Troopers$1,202,945167%1,80525$666$9,772,3962Fox Searchlight
10Collateral Damage$1,031,308100%2,410-414$428$31,780,3193Warner Bros.