'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, Mar. 21 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 21 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dreamcatcher$5,454,841--2,945--$1,852$5,454,8411Warner Bros.
2Bringing Down the House$4,965,909235%2,87170$1,730$72,111,3573Disney
3View from the Top$2,566,989--2,508--$1,024$2,566,9891Miramax
4Agent Cody Banks$2,502,333209%3,3690$743$19,806,7572MGM
5The Hunted$1,898,807149%2,5171$754$18,779,1682Paramount
7Piglet's Big Movie$1,735,345--2,084--$833$1,735,3451Disney
8Tears of the Sun$1,279,27096%2,801-172$457$34,761,8873Sony / Columbia
9Old School$1,247,268122%2,033-419$614$64,304,2715DreamWorks
10Boat Trip$1,226,664--1,714--$716$1,226,6641Artisan