'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, May. 15 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 15 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man$4,243,842-6%3,6150$1,174$237,023,1552Sony / Columbia
3The New Guy$407,195-20%2,687--$152$10,475,5651Sony / Columbia
4The Scorpion King$336,619-13%3,219-247$105$82,046,2394Universal
5Changing Lanes$290,463-9%2,510-132$116$58,236,3545Paramount
6Murder by Numbers$202,258-6%2,116-449$96$28,086,7664Warner Bros.
7The Rookie (2002)$130,796-6%2,117-234$62$68,663,7207Disney
8Deuces Wild$123,011-21%1,4800$83$4,052,7942MGM
9Life or Something Like It$118,653-14%1,866-741$64$13,586,4523Fox
10Panic Room$111,521-7%1,350-477$83$95,897,8767Sony / Columbia