'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, Sep. 6 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 6 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2City by the Sea$2,963,017--2,575--$1,151$2,963,0171Warner Bros.
3My Big Fat Greek Wedding$2,750,076183%1,69576$1,622$74,764,23521IFC Films
5XXX$1,451,542203%3,088-448$470$126,954,4455Sony / Columbia
6Austin Powers in Goldmember$755,851249%2,102-404$360$204,634,2607New Line
7fear dot com$709,065132%2,5500$278$8,900,9702Warner Bros.
8Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$575,412165%2,821-429$204$71,451,5995Miramax / Dimension
9Spider-Man / Men in Black II$555,981--2,078--$268$555,9811Sony / Columbia
10Blue Crush$552,579182%2,009-811$275$35,968,3524Universal