'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 Mon, Jun. 14 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 14 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$3,988,741-60%3,8550$1,035$161,965,5872Warner Bros.
2Shrek 2$2,877,324-58%3,843-288$749$356,214,0794DreamWorks
3The Chronicles of Riddick$2,646,002-56%2,757--$960$26,936,2771Universal
5The Stepford Wives$2,388,174-56%3,057--$781$23,794,9671Paramount
6The Day After Tomorrow$1,674,698-57%3,210-234$522$154,820,4013Fox
7Raising Helen$525,808-44%2,103-618$250$31,811,9223Disney
8Troy$437,764-54%2,003-747$219$126,045,2965Warner Bros.
9Van Helsing$149,657-52%1,034-1025$145$117,137,6026Universal