'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, Feb. 29 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 29 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$27,860,192-16%3,043--$9,156$125,185,3961Newmarket
250 First Dates$2,922,904-49%3,450-162$847$88,686,1803Sony / Columbia
4Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$1,720,193-42%2,5030$687$16,904,7652Disney
5Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights$1,225,425-48%2,042--$600$5,811,5851Lions Gate
8Barbershop 2: Back in Business$785,732-48%1,524-705$516$57,576,2454MGM
9Welcome to Mooseport$718,712-54%2,8680$251$11,539,7152Fox
10Broken Lizard's Club Dread$709,514-35%1,807--$393$3,035,8421Fox Searchlight