'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 Sun, Aug. 25 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 25 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2XXX$3,616,603-34%3,517129$1,028$106,267,0793Sony / Columbia
3Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$2,122,615-35%3,3070$642$58,928,8243Miramax / Dimension
4My Big Fat Greek Wedding$1,966,679-39%1,329265$1,480$50,214,30619IFC Films
5Blue Crush$1,748,405-31%3,01513$580$26,489,1322Universal
6Austin Powers in Goldmember$1,498,915-36%2,805-308$534$193,396,6625New Line
7Serving Sara$1,438,287-37%2,154--$668$5,756,4041Paramount
9Simone$976,710-36%1,920--$509$3,813,3161New Line
10Blood Work$776,356-37%2,203-322$352$20,209,4753Warner Bros.