'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, Aug. 29 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 29 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Jeepers Creepers II$5,312,507--3,124--$1,701$5,312,5071MGM / United Artists
2Freaky Friday (2003)$2,466,151201%3,0679$804$80,706,6514Disney
3S.W.A.T.$2,234,062158%2,781-423$803$94,156,2754Sony / Columbia
4Open Range$1,965,891145%2,24481$876$34,701,1523Disney
5Freddy Vs. Jason$1,939,597146%2,929-85$662$67,228,1203New Line
6Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$1,915,756157%2,227-177$860$266,115,0568Disney
8Uptown Girls$1,232,467140%2,166-329$569$26,050,7133MGM
9The Medallion$1,232,005138%2,6524$465$11,886,9682Sony / TriStar
10My Boss's Daughter$1,064,878149%2,2065$483$8,168,1312Miramax / Dimension