'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 Tue, Dec. 25 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 25 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure: Book of Secrets$13,656,28595%3,832--$3,564$65,444,0381Disney
2I Am Legend$9,781,056122%3,62014$2,702$150,951,8942Warner Bros.
3Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem$9,515,492--2,563--$3,713$9,515,4920Fox
4Alvin and the Chipmunks$6,038,58538%3,49924$1,726$94,473,1782Fox
5Charlie Wilson's War$4,338,106122%2,575--$1,685$15,952,5411Universal
6The Great Debaters$3,639,088--1,164--$3,126$3,639,0880MGM / Weinstein
7Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street$3,166,067171%1,249--$2,535$13,636,1881Paramount / DreamWorks
8The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep$2,385,391--2,772--$861$2,385,3910Sony / Columbia
9P.S. I Love You$2,085,132191%2,454--$850$9,283,4531Warner Bros.
10Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story$1,527,010175%2,650--$576$6,254,7041Sony / Columbia