'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, Oct. 18 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 18 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Ring$4,843,751--1,981--$2,445$4,843,7511DreamWorks
2Sweet Home Alabama$3,010,200227%3,282-31$917$91,921,4884Disney
3Red Dragon$2,744,222140%3,307-56$830$71,790,7313Universal
4My Big Fat Greek Wedding$2,140,976232%2,014-2$1,063$150,873,66527IFC Films
6The Transporter$1,558,273164%2,61037$597$13,665,6412Fox
7Brown Sugar$1,535,001218%1,3786$1,114$14,821,4082Fox Searchlight
8Tuck Everlasting$1,175,878286%1,448263$812$7,998,8612Disney
9The Tuxedo$1,058,325202%2,424-561$437$40,087,3474DreamWorks
10White Oleander$991,552142%1,5100$657$8,595,2222Warner Bros.