'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, Dec. 4 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Dec. 4 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$5,620,757-37%3,8580$1,457$229,269,1263Warner Bros.
2Aeon Flux$3,102,359-37%2,608--$1,190$12,661,6701Paramount
3Walk the Line$2,264,279-46%3,16022$717$68,299,3583Fox
4Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$2,124,059-45%3,2104$662$34,422,7982Paramount
5Chicken Little$1,289,879-38%3,021-454$427$124,119,3405Disney
6Just Friends$1,203,054-49%2,5050$480$21,116,9812New Line
7Pride & Prejudice (2005)$1,063,959-44%1,32728$802$22,410,1634Focus
8Rent$940,143-51%2,4374$386$23,745,1232Sony / Columbia
9Derailed$527,697-49%1,702-359$310$32,711,1014The Weinstein Company
10The Ice Harvest$416,258-42%1,5555$268$7,690,9202Focus