'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. 13 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 13 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$3,050,013199%1,76469$1,729$89,282,17022IFC Films
3One Hour Photo$2,437,5171628%1,2121039$2,011$8,999,1184Fox Searchlight
4Stealing Harvard$2,125,461--2,366--$898$2,125,4611Sony / Columbia
7City by the Sea$1,425,561128%2,5750$554$13,219,5892Warner Bros.
8XXX$903,537188%2,771-317$326$132,990,7646Sony / Columbia
9Austin Powers in Goldmember$495,786195%1,811-291$274$207,824,2598New Line
10Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$460,334166%2,493-328$185$75,076,0476Miramax / Dimension