'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 Fri, Jan. 20 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 20 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Underworld: Evolution$10,248,076--3,207--$3,196$10,248,0761Sony / Screen Gems
2Glory Road$2,589,205279%2,396174$1,081$21,528,4102Disney
3Last Holiday$2,387,346293%2,5140$950$19,672,5692Paramount
4Brokeback Mountain$2,134,427187%1,196513$1,785$36,457,2177Focus
5Hoodwinked$2,128,447401%3,002608$709$20,354,6062The Weinstein Company
6Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$1,694,528267%2,826-413$600$97,311,9055Sony / Columbia
7End of the Spear$1,532,717--1,163--$1,318$1,532,7171Rocky Mountain Pictures
8The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$1,440,092172%2,757-467$522$267,057,2727Disney
10Tristan and Isolde$1,093,998219%1,8450$593$9,729,6162Fox