'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, Sep. 3 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 3 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Invincible (2006)$4,502,044-2%2,9214$1,541$34,790,6322Disney
3The Wicker Man (2006)$3,185,336-11%2,784--$1,144$9,610,6351Warner Bros.
4Little Miss Sunshine$2,833,252-4%1,602172$1,769$33,733,0806Fox Searchlight
5Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$2,268,380-3%3,001-369$756$136,771,8735Sony / Columbia
6Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$1,867,410-7%2,907-96$642$62,079,4065Paramount
7World Trade Center$1,800,3302%2,902-119$620$62,493,7804Paramount
9Step Up$1,574,820-9%2,553-94$617$57,386,8564Disney
10Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$1,485,6191%1,78685$832$412,882,2639Disney