'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, Aug. 18 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 18 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Snakes on a Plane$4,961,029254%3,555--$1,396$6,361,5051New Line
2Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$4,162,63488%3,741-66$1,113$104,746,3663Sony / Columbia
4Step Up$3,452,68382%2,639172$1,308$33,034,2372Disney
5World Trade Center$3,182,88298%2,99841$1,062$37,387,8522Paramount
6Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$2,045,80395%3,227-84$634$40,552,0893Paramount
7Material Girls$1,722,131--1,509--$1,141$1,722,1311MGM
8Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$1,385,30466%2,277-664$608$397,425,3667Disney
9Pulse (2006)$1,143,45185%2,3230$492$12,321,0872Weinstein / Dimension
10The Descent$724,52445%1,720-375$421$20,606,4443Lionsgate