'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, Jul. 5 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 5 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1War of the Worlds$8,453,223-31%3,908--$2,163$121,197,1731Paramount
2Batman Begins$2,535,082-32%3,765-93$673$157,338,2723Warner Bros.
3Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$1,672,329-22%2,985-280$560$147,753,8154Fox
4Herbie: Fully Loaded$1,664,431-14%3,5210$473$38,757,9472Disney
5Bewitched$1,649,248-14%3,18814$517$42,233,9412Sony / Columbia
8Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$611,290-36%1,759-612$348$367,110,9307Fox
9The Longest Yard (2005)$552,301-17%1,790-726$309$149,242,3246Paramount
10George A. Romero's Land of the Dead$507,383-6%2,2534$225$17,258,5442Universal