'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, Jul. 18 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 18 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bad Boys II$16,883,886--3,186--$5,299$16,883,8861Sony / Columbia
2Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$10,505,56063%3,35990$3,128$109,478,4872Disney
3The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$3,182,90758%3,0020$1,060$35,555,8792Fox
4Johnny English$3,108,325--2,236--$1,390$3,108,3251Universal
5Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$2,855,25356%3,404-100$839$121,421,9143Warner Bros.
6Finding Nemo$2,698,546110%2,480-163$1,088$299,217,6438Disney
7How to Deal$2,688,895--2,319--$1,160$2,688,8951New Line
8Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$2,101,48752%3,205-170$656$71,434,5493MGM
9Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$1,276,25544%2,261-941$564$86,700,4974Sony / Columbia
1028 Days Later$809,79756%1,310-86$618$31,667,2654Fox Searchlight