'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 Thu, Nov. 20 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 20 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$1,531,856-8%3,101--$494$32,065,5761Fox
2Elf$1,390,9154%3,38144$411$76,024,2662New Line
3The Matrix Revolutions$928,827-2%3,5020$265$118,352,8232Warner Bros.
4Love Actually$747,4829%1,177601$635$21,794,2722Universal
5Brother Bear$463,534-4%3,0300$153$64,974,5673Disney
6Looney Tunes: Back in Action$317,951-4%2,903--$110$10,676,5401Warner Bros.
7Radio$241,8254%2,416-395$100$44,465,6244Sony / Columbia
8Scary Movie 3$241,4872%2,960-328$82$103,348,3804Miramax / Dimension
9Mystic River$236,629-5%1,550-31$153$46,542,5145Warner Bros.
10Runaway Jury$190,854-8%1,582-551$121$45,313,5405Fox