'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, Jan. 21 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 21 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Underworld: Evolution$10,444,5042%3,207--$3,257$20,692,5801Sony / Screen Gems
2Hoodwinked$5,187,357144%3,002608$1,728$25,541,9632The Weinstein Company
3Glory Road$4,479,04673%2,396174$1,869$26,007,4562Disney
4Last Holiday$4,213,16376%2,5140$1,676$23,885,7322Paramount
5Brokeback Mountain$3,327,55156%1,196513$2,782$39,784,7687Focus
6The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$3,046,962112%2,757-467$1,105$270,104,2347Disney
7Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$2,782,90564%2,826-413$985$100,094,8105Sony / Columbia
8King Kong (2005)$2,105,493108%2,205-609$955$208,772,3496Universal
10End of the Spear$1,750,26214%1,163--$1,505$3,282,9791Rocky Mountain Pictures