'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, Feb. 18 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 18 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Eight Below$8,414,36265%3,066--$2,744$13,508,0151Disney
2Date Movie$7,097,7994%2,896--$2,451$13,937,0501Fox
3The Pink Panther (2006)$7,094,87674%3,4770$2,041$36,864,6802Sony / Columbia
4Curious George$5,105,703107%2,5726$1,985$25,731,2052Universal
5Final Destination 3$4,062,10542%2,8800$1,410$32,644,7982New Line
6Firewall$3,909,05966%2,8400$1,376$24,582,2752Warner Bros.
7Freedomland$2,376,68031%2,361--$1,007$4,190,1021Sony / Columbia
8When a Stranger Calls (2006)$2,049,16036%2,629-375$779$39,828,3803Sony / Screen Gems
9Big Momma's House 2$2,009,47682%2,039-694$986$59,997,8634Fox
10Nanny McPhee$1,580,87184%2,001-147$790$36,588,7884Universal