'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, Feb. 1 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Feb. 1 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Eye (2008)$4,936,441--2,436--$2,026$4,936,4411Lionsgate
227 Dresses$2,750,283197%2,976-98$924$51,464,5583Fox
3Meet the Spartans$2,421,844346%2,64338$916$23,627,4432Fox
5Juno$2,174,733222%2,47549$879$104,991,2886Fox Searchlight
6The Bucket List$2,035,147201%2,9150$698$62,858,5674Warner Bros.
7Untraceable$1,673,425174%2,3680$707$15,725,8622Sony / Screen Gems
9There Will Be Blood$1,402,501264%1,507622$931$17,787,9716Paramount Vantage
10Over Her Dead Body$1,376,180--1,977--$696$1,376,1801New Line