'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, Dec. 6 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 6 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Last Samurai$9,195,02910%2,908--$3,162$17,584,1441Warner Bros.
2Honey (2003)$5,340,38712%1,942--$2,750$10,089,1311Universal
3The Haunted Mansion$4,185,23182%3,1220$1,341$43,073,7832Disney
4Elf$3,616,22857%3,119-83$1,159$137,439,8145New Line
5Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$3,204,57590%3,409-58$940$83,049,7053Universal
6Bad Santa$2,972,71844%2,09186$1,422$25,168,8162Miramax / Dimension
7Gothika$2,180,57826%2,205-177$989$48,211,9893Warner Bros.
8The Missing$1,851,80957%2,7560$672$20,798,8752Sony / Columbia
9Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$1,653,95145%2,344-359$706$71,631,6864Fox
10Love Actually$1,538,70836%1,672-42$920$47,852,9075Universal