'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. 23 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 23 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2Old School$4,458,114-35%2,689--$1,658$17,454,9521DreamWorks
3The Jungle Book 2$2,846,794-29%2,8157$1,011$25,170,3252Disney
4How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$2,531,033-51%2,9230$866$64,619,6983Paramount
6The Life of David Gale$1,771,092-41%2,002--$885$7,116,5441Universal
7Shanghai Knights$1,658,860-44%2,526-229$657$44,508,0183Disney
8Gods and Generals$1,208,270-39%1,533--$788$4,675,4271Warner Bros.
9Dark Blue$1,091,375-31%2,176--$502$3,880,9651MGM / United Artists
10The Recruit$846,843-45%1,678-658$505$44,328,5574Disney