'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 Tue, May. 11 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 11 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Van Helsing$3,253,127-18%3,575--$910$58,950,9061Universal
2Mean Girls$813,870-2%2,972133$274$43,721,2612Paramount
3Man on Fire (2004)$680,184-6%2,846-140$239$57,760,7743Fox
413 Going on 30$394,6744%3,158-295$125$43,650,5393Sony / Columbia
5Kill Bill Vol. 2$370,8621%1,952-722$190$58,544,9064Miramax
6Laws of Attraction$313,65613%2,4490$128$12,690,6002New Line
8New York Minute$252,945-7%3,006--$84$6,485,0891Warner Bros.
10The Punisher$135,7094%1,435-832$95$32,360,3964Lionsgate