'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, Aug. 6 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Aug. 6 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dukes of Hazzard$9,970,384-21%3,785--$2,634$22,616,0571Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$6,364,51732%3,10676$2,049$138,807,6434New Line
3Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$4,174,78020%3,702-73$1,128$166,112,3114Warner Bros.
4Sky High$3,463,32818%2,9127$1,189$29,404,3612Disney
5Must Love Dogs$2,934,47722%2,5050$1,171$24,209,1052Warner Bros.
6March of the Penguins$2,780,98240%1,8671089$1,490$24,057,7657Warner Independent
7Stealth$2,314,64727%3,4950$662$22,792,4842Sony / Columbia
8Fantastic Four$1,744,38742%2,339-405$746$142,701,3875Fox
9War of the Worlds$1,461,32841%1,940-384$753$223,552,9446Paramount
10The Island (2005)$1,171,20426%2,138-1000$548$29,923,9223DreamWorks