'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 Wed, Feb. 25 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 25 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$26,556,591--3,006--$8,835$26,556,5910Newmarket
250 First Dates$1,006,880-18%3,61221$279$75,111,2592Sony / Columbia
4Welcome to Mooseport$352,570-16%2,868--$123$7,935,8751Fox
6Barbershop 2: Back in Business$285,058-10%2,229-482$128$54,162,5663MGM
7Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$284,7481%2,503--$114$10,234,0081Disney
9Mystic River$233,572-10%1,352-18$173$79,941,76719Warner Bros.
10The Butterfly Effect$210,342-23%1,901-387$111$53,943,6145New Line