'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, Jul. 11 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 11 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man 2$13,405,014-25%4,16614$3,218$256,435,2142Sony / Columbia
2Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy$8,057,529-16%3,091--$2,607$28,417,2711DreamWorks
3King Arthur (2004)$4,489,394-22%3,086--$1,455$23,623,8541Disney
4Fahrenheit 9/11$3,452,834-19%2,011286$1,717$80,136,8313Lionsgate
5The Notebook (2004)$1,944,134-21%2,288-35$850$43,092,0793New Line
6White Chicks$1,785,788-28%2,201-599$811$56,912,6303Sony / Columbia
7DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$1,612,365-27%2,444-509$660$97,868,5174Fox
8The Terminal$1,392,424-33%2,313-469$602$65,258,9284DreamWorks
9Shrek 2$1,323,734-24%2,142-467$618$418,524,0718DreamWorks
10Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$1,316,739-17%2,002-723$658$232,801,2546Warner Bros.