'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. 21 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 21 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$2,813,851-54%3,483-129$808$204,855,5425Fox
2Stomp the Yard$2,541,250-58%2,0510$1,239$40,550,9972Sony / Screen Gems
3Dreamgirls$1,752,955-56%2,214307$792$77,419,7164Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Hitcher (2007)$1,612,178-53%2,831--$569$7,818,4541Rogue
5The Pursuit of Happyness$1,265,495-60%3,066-103$413$146,120,5416Sony / Columbia
6Freedom Writers$1,085,009-56%2,286107$475$26,522,9743Paramount
7Arthur and the Invisibles$904,511-41%2,2481$402$9,270,2594MGM (Weinstein)
8The Queen$829,577-49%1,5861242$523$35,497,37117Miramax
9Children of Men$822,340-53%1,52416$540$27,492,3633Universal
10Alpha Dog$729,831-43%1,2923$565$11,785,5902Universal