'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 Sun, Feb. 16 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 16 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$4,678,368-36%2,9230$1,601$47,418,8152Paramount
3The Jungle Book 2$3,643,966-22%2,808--$1,298$11,442,2581Disney
5Shanghai Knights$3,149,528-28%2,7552$1,143$34,184,8142Disney
6The Recruit$1,807,277-32%2,336-40$774$38,562,8213Disney
7Final Destination 2$1,465,164-33%2,238-596$655$35,582,3393New Line
8Kangaroo Jack$1,376,909-20%2,535-313$543$57,877,1665Warner Bros.
9The Hours$1,045,297-28%1,003454$1,042$26,038,8888Paramount
10The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$959,271-27%1,422-258$675$324,924,8429New Line