'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 Sat, Oct. 19 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 19 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Ring$6,323,75131%1,981--$3,192$11,167,5021DreamWorks
2Sweet Home Alabama$4,439,58347%3,282-31$1,353$96,361,0714Disney
3Red Dragon$3,951,00144%3,307-56$1,195$75,741,7323Universal
4My Big Fat Greek Wedding$3,430,12560%2,014-2$1,703$154,303,79027IFC Films
5Brown Sugar$2,532,28765%1,3786$1,838$17,353,6952Fox Searchlight
6The Transporter$2,205,38742%2,61037$845$15,871,0282Fox
8The Tuxedo$1,897,64979%2,424-561$783$41,984,9964DreamWorks
9Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie$1,770,70979%1,581407$1,120$14,881,7953Artisan
10Tuck Everlasting$1,651,98040%1,448263$1,141$9,650,8412Disney