'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, Dec. 13 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 13 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Trek: Nemesis$7,732,962--2,711--$2,852$7,732,9621Paramount
2Maid in Manhattan$6,572,828--2,838--$2,316$6,572,8281Sony / Columbia
4The Hot Chick$2,598,975--2,217--$1,172$2,598,9751Disney
5Die Another Day$2,218,435146%3,37730$657$126,287,8944MGM
6Analyze That$1,594,585112%2,6350$605$15,906,2862Warner Bros.
7Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$1,428,800158%3,025-362$472$217,727,6235Warner Bros.
8The Santa Clause 2$988,973195%2,207-149$448$122,361,8597Disney
9Treasure Planet$612,294128%2,192-1035$279$25,416,6243Disney
10Eight Crazy Nights$516,246200%2,177-326$237$21,280,8283Sony / Columbia