'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, Jan. 11 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 11 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$4,092,033-36%3,532-171$1,159$312,323,5434New Line
2Big Fish$3,445,989-40%2,4062281$1,432$23,388,6335Sony / Columbia
3Cheaper by the Dozen$3,063,977-45%3,238-69$946$101,148,0763Fox
4Cold Mountain$1,948,596-45%2,30286$846$55,348,2233Miramax
5Something's Gotta Give$1,783,956-50%2,87668$620$92,512,7715Sony / Columbia
6My Baby's Daddy$1,671,386-51%1,447--$1,155$7,550,2131Miramax
7Peter Pan (2003)$1,306,901-32%2,614-199$500$40,011,9613Universal
8The Last Samurai$1,252,313-37%1,901-500$659$97,185,9576Warner Bros.
10Chasing Liberty$1,177,106-54%2,400--$490$6,080,8761Warner Bros.