'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, Oct. 20 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 20 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Prestige$5,142,149--2,281--$2,254$5,142,1491Disney
2The Departed$4,159,458167%3,005-12$1,384$67,633,2013Warner Bros.
3Flags of Our Fathers$3,529,639--1,876--$1,881$3,529,6391Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Grudge 2$2,649,879290%3,2143$824$26,331,1882Sony / Columbia
6Man of the Year (2006)$2,206,475197%2,5227$875$17,686,8962Universal
7Open Season (2006)$2,142,970221%3,379-308$634$63,745,3294Sony / Columbia
8The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$1,157,843158%2,569-251$451$33,274,4933New Line
9The Guardian (2006)$1,107,800147%2,558-486$433$44,018,7474Disney
10The Marine$1,040,303177%2,5450$409$9,863,2412Fox