'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 Sat, Jul. 9 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 9 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fantastic Four$20,141,678-5%3,602--$5,592$41,404,8761Fox
2War of the Worlds$12,291,97027%3,9102$3,144$156,514,3722Paramount
3Batman Begins$3,971,87430%3,344-421$1,188$168,917,7864Warner Bros.
4Dark Water$3,580,207-8%2,657--$1,347$7,453,9931Disney
5Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$3,263,16332%2,781-204$1,173$156,538,7775Fox
6Herbie: Fully Loaded$2,341,9228%3,002-519$780$46,748,9183Disney
7Bewitched$2,138,47913%3,014-174$710$49,387,2043Sony / Columbia
10Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$1,092,86843%1,355-404$807$370,073,4768Fox