'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. 27 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 27 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Simpsons Movie$30,758,980--3,922--$7,843$30,758,9801Fox
2I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$6,196,01262%3,5016$1,770$58,745,9982Universal
3Hairspray (2007)$5,196,84043%3,1210$1,665$48,957,0622New Line
4Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$5,065,52837%4,005-280$1,265$229,771,4073Warner Bros.
5No Reservations$3,997,579--2,425--$1,648$3,997,5791Warner Bros.
6Transformers$3,300,85743%3,349-413$986$276,335,6294Paramount / DreamWorks
8Live Free or Die Hard$1,641,70098%2,271-456$723$121,421,4265Fox
9I Know Who Killed Me$1,327,650--1,320--$1,006$1,327,6501Sony / Columbia
10Who's Your Caddy?$952,960--1,019--$935$952,9601MGM / Weinstein