'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, Mar. 12 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 12 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Time Machine$1,805,3271%2,944--$613$26,195,9661DreamWorks
2We Were Soldiers$1,208,4939%3,1430$385$42,871,0472Paramount
340 Days and 40 Nights$793,20226%2,399174$331$24,203,2962Miramax
4All About the Benjamins$694,969-15%1,505--$462$11,522,8781New Line
5John Q.$529,45816%2,382-74$222$60,683,7964New Line
6A Beautiful Mind$439,08926%1,793-169$245$145,067,70410Universal
7Return to Never Land$430,0858%2,498-120$172$42,326,4324Disney
9Big Fat Liar$342,3599%2,074-158$165$43,962,5175Universal
10The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$301,75822%1,210-93$249$291,694,94912New Line