'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, Jul. 20 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 20 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$12,599,833--3,495--$3,605$12,599,8331Universal
2Hairspray (2007)$10,984,460--3,121--$3,520$10,984,4601New Line
3Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$10,215,15634%4,2850$2,384$185,569,8832Warner Bros.
4Transformers$6,097,46043%3,762-288$1,621$248,561,8613Paramount / DreamWorks
6Live Free or Die Hard$2,173,98650%2,727-474$797$111,342,0204Fox
7License to Wed$1,156,079-1%2,525-190$458$36,076,0653Warner Bros.
81408$843,17528%1,451-755$581$65,677,6685MGM / Weinstein
9Evan Almighty$836,772-2%1,779-918$470$91,849,3355Universal
10Knocked Up$721,73932%1,288-422$560$141,130,1598Universal