'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, May. 1 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 1 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$4,767,837-44%3,133--$1,522$21,105,2331Disney
2The Interpreter$3,123,746-53%2,7646$1,130$43,152,8562Universal
3XXX: State of the Union$3,100,557-43%3,480--$891$12,713,2921Sony / Columbia
4The Amityville Horror (2005)$1,835,528-47%3,058-265$600$54,817,4763MGM
5Sahara (2005)$1,377,842-50%3,112-88$443$56,888,0734Paramount
6A Lot Like Love$1,034,604-54%2,5020$414$14,560,2492Disney
7Kung Fu Hustle$904,162-38%2,440-63$371$12,444,3684Sony Pictures Classics
8Fever Pitch (2005)$727,575-58%2,192-683$332$36,319,2884Fox
10Sin City$536,721-40%1,665-678$322$70,618,8915Miramax / Dimension