'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, Aug. 9 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 9 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dukes of Hazzard$3,659,812-12%3,785--$967$38,502,9621Warner Bros.
2Wedding Crashers$2,223,6183%3,10676$716$148,032,6234New Line
3Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$1,938,6674%3,702-73$524$173,222,8694Warner Bros.
4Sky High$1,410,5938%2,9127$484$34,727,9422Disney
5March of the Penguins$1,183,2609%1,8671089$634$28,683,3787Warner Independent
6Must Love Dogs$1,011,11610%2,5050$404$28,156,5642Warner Bros.
7Stealth$782,7874%3,4950$224$26,118,9992Sony / Columbia
8Fantastic Four$572,0653%2,339-405$245$145,119,9945Fox
9The Island (2005)$502,7194%2,138-1000$235$31,927,9053DreamWorks
10War of the Worlds$477,0865%1,940-384$246$225,532,1416Paramount