'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 Thu, Mar. 13 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 13 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$1,988,2661%2,801--$710$39,233,0921Disney
2Tears of the Sun$1,113,709-2%2,973--$375$22,013,7431Sony / Columbia
4Old School$803,3370%2,707-35$297$54,106,4093DreamWorks
5How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$552,9886%2,897-26$191$89,039,4025Paramount
6Cradle 2 the Grave$411,793-3%2,6250$157$28,718,4912Warner Bros.
7The Jungle Book 2$406,1771%2,553-261$159$41,126,4924Disney
9Shanghai Knights$232,4631%1,905-610$122$55,689,1045Disney
10The Life of David Gale$187,727-5%1,872-131$100$17,907,2303Universal