'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, May. 18 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 18 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Matrix Reloaded$26,054,130-24%3,603--$7,231$134,283,4441Warner Bros.
2Daddy Day Care$5,402,753-36%3,40838$1,585$51,056,4082Sony / Columbia
3X2: X-Men United$4,811,770-36%3,490-259$1,379$174,171,0133Fox
4Down with Love$1,659,355-44%2,1232122$782$7,065,1862Fox
5The Lizzie McGuire Movie$1,313,400-39%2,658-167$494$32,313,1113Disney
6Identity$996,972-36%2,196-422$454$45,069,1794Sony / Columbia
7Anger Management$878,212-45%2,476-343$355$128,277,6896Sony / Columbia