'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, Sep. 27 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 27 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Rundown$7,675,10327%3,152--$2,435$13,711,6411Universal
2Under the Tuscan Sun$4,106,54634%1,226--$3,350$7,176,5251Disney
3Underworld$3,970,79239%2,92813$1,356$34,437,9722Sony / Screen Gems
4Secondhand Lions$3,712,05961%3,03825$1,222$21,223,2522New Line
5The Fighting Temptations$3,119,03578%2,0260$1,540$18,598,5142Paramount
6Once Upon a Time in Mexico$2,166,80747%2,922-367$742$47,602,4533Sony / Columbia
7Matchstick Men$2,016,04851%2,666-45$756$29,698,0553Warner Bros.
8Cold Creek Manor$1,994,89752%2,0350$980$13,546,8822Disney
10Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$1,474,888100%1,953-130$755$20,039,7244Paramount