'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, May. 8 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 8 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Van Helsing$19,644,4361%3,575--$5,495$39,164,2281Universal
2Mean Girls$5,769,55523%2,972133$1,941$38,872,6332Paramount
3Man on Fire (2004)$3,451,83752%2,846-140$1,213$53,838,5023Fox
4New York Minute$2,404,03310%3,006--$800$4,589,4971Warner Bros.
513 Going on 30$2,284,16436%3,158-295$723$41,026,2513Sony / Columbia
6Laws of Attraction$1,524,09244%2,4490$622$11,000,9302New Line
7Kill Bill Vol. 2$1,286,32441%1,952-722$659$56,981,6274Miramax
10The Punisher$472,39734%1,435-832$329$31,780,4914Lionsgate