'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 Tue, Feb. 25 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 25 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Old School$1,540,0894%2,689--$573$20,479,4711DreamWorks
4How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$738,89225%2,9230$253$65,949,8033Paramount
5The Life of David Gale$551,81320%2,002--$276$8,128,9721Universal
6The Jungle Book 2$438,0756%2,8157$156$26,022,5222Disney
7Dark Blue$375,76211%2,176--$173$4,595,4681MGM / United Artists
8Shanghai Knights$368,73112%2,526-229$146$45,206,3513Disney
9Gods and Generals$338,178-3%1,533--$221$5,361,2251Warner Bros.
10The Recruit$274,58221%1,678-658$164$44,829,9444Disney