'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, Sep. 28 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 28 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Rundown$4,842,585-37%3,152--$1,536$18,554,2261Universal
2Underworld$2,586,723-35%2,92813$883$37,024,6952Sony / Screen Gems
3Under the Tuscan Sun$2,574,057-37%1,226--$2,100$9,750,5821Disney
4Secondhand Lions$2,244,628-40%3,03825$739$23,467,8802New Line
5The Fighting Temptations$1,517,258-51%2,0260$749$20,115,7722Paramount
6Once Upon a Time in Mexico$1,365,064-37%2,922-367$467$48,967,5173Sony / Columbia
7Cold Creek Manor$1,097,673-45%2,0350$539$14,644,5552Disney
9Matchstick Men$1,006,555-50%2,666-45$378$30,704,6103Warner Bros.
10Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$793,662-46%1,953-130$406$20,833,3864Paramount