'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, Oct. 17 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 17 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$6,479,721-34%3,948-122$1,641$118,723,9763DreamWorks
2Shall We Dance (2004)$3,090,767-38%1,772--$1,744$11,783,7591Miramax
3Team America: World Police$3,039,285-34%2,539--$1,197$12,119,3711Paramount
4Friday Night Lights$2,625,538-52%2,76497$950$37,819,1722Universal
5Taxi (2004)$2,050,519-42%3,0010$683$23,889,0742Fox
6Ladder 49$2,044,227-47%3,255-6$628$53,747,2753Disney
7The Forgotten$1,421,259-48%2,768-213$513$57,166,5174Sony / Columbia
8Raise Your Voice$734,987-40%2,5210$292$7,909,0132New Line
9Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$328,057-40%1,208-535$272$35,899,6105Paramount