'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, Aug. 13 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 13 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$6,221,598-28%3,8074$1,634$90,341,2732Sony / Columbia
2World Trade Center$5,618,575-23%2,957--$1,900$26,531,6791Paramount
3Step Up$4,966,877-29%2,467--$2,013$20,659,3411Disney
4Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$2,837,369-27%3,3110$857$33,717,4592Paramount
5Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$2,100,769-31%2,941-495$714$392,431,7796Disney
6Pulse (2006)$1,884,897-34%2,323--$811$8,205,7821Weinstein / Dimension
7The Descent$1,429,834-17%2,0950$682$17,543,3212Lionsgate
8Miami Vice$1,409,906-26%2,659-367$530$55,271,8563Universal
9Zoom$1,200,939-31%2,501--$480$4,510,1331Sony / Columbia
10Monster House$984,208-26%2,434-595$404$63,665,5964Sony / Columbia