'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 Sat, Mar. 22 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 22 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$7,656,44054%2,87170$2,667$79,767,7973Disney
2Dreamcatcher$5,988,87010%2,945--$2,034$11,443,7111Warner Bros.
3Agent Cody Banks$4,139,29565%3,3690$1,229$23,946,0522MGM
4View from the Top$3,039,54718%2,508--$1,212$5,606,5361Miramax
6The Hunted$2,895,65552%2,5171$1,150$21,674,8232Paramount
7Piglet's Big Movie$2,588,90949%2,084--$1,242$4,324,2541Disney
8Tears of the Sun$2,080,81163%2,801-172$743$36,842,6983Sony / Columbia
9Old School$1,731,28239%2,033-419$852$66,035,5535DreamWorks
10Boat Trip$1,583,23829%1,714--$924$2,809,9021Artisan