'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, Oct. 19 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 19 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shall We Dance (2004)$1,151,95724%1,772--$650$13,861,9261Miramax
2Team America: World Police$961,382-4%2,539--$379$14,085,0661Paramount
3Shark Tale$954,365-8%3,948-122$242$120,710,2043DreamWorks
4Friday Night Lights$677,9914%2,76497$245$39,146,2042Universal
5Ladder 49$630,54115%3,255-6$194$54,924,4563Disney
6Taxi (2004)$443,2682%3,0010$148$24,766,5812Fox
7The Forgotten$403,4189%2,768-213$146$57,940,5104Sony / Columbia
8Raise Your Voice$105,302-11%2,5210$42$8,132,7472New Line
9Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$94,5139%1,208-535$78$36,081,1165Paramount