'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, Mar. 27 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 27 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$12,743,24648%3,312--$3,848$21,356,7661Warner Bros.
2The Ladykillers$5,609,32939%1,583--$3,543$9,647,0601Disney
3The Passion of the Christ$5,186,25367%3,214-36$1,614$310,860,7715Newmarket
4Dawn of the Dead (2004)$4,547,21031%2,7483$1,655$41,553,1592Universal
5Jersey Girl$3,336,30715%1,520--$2,195$6,226,5741Miramax
6Taking Lives$2,804,96737%2,7050$1,037$20,018,9142Warner Bros.
7Starsky & Hutch$2,782,08638%2,985-200$932$75,411,1164Warner Bros.
9Secret Window$2,375,56136%2,912-106$816$39,380,6353Sony / Columbia
10Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind$2,323,91047%1,3574$1,713$15,202,9652Focus