'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, Jan. 14 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 14 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stomp the Yard$6,081,635-29%2,051--$2,965$21,833,8061Sony / Screen Gems
2Night at the Museum$5,549,057-25%3,612-118$1,536$185,821,7774Fox
3Dreamgirls$2,687,035-23%1,9071055$1,409$65,206,6773Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Pursuit of Happyness$2,640,709-29%3,169142$833$136,278,9165Sony / Columbia
5Freedom Writers$2,241,931-23%2,179819$1,029$18,648,4842Paramount
6Children of Men$1,907,221-26%1,508299$1,265$21,338,7522Universal
7Alpha Dog$1,901,218-12%1,289--$1,475$6,412,0551Universal
9Arthur and the Invisibles$1,475,206-21%2,247--$657$4,294,2863MGM (Weinstein)
10Charlotte's Web (2006)$1,336,925-20%2,513-790$532$72,170,9615Paramount