'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 Wed, Feb. 20 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 20 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Spiderwick Chronicles$1,216,937-13%3,847--$316$29,738,4961Paramount
3Step Up 2 the Streets$876,392-18%2,470--$355$30,670,6401Disney
4Fool's Gold$741,788-10%3,1250$237$45,376,1982Warner Bros.
5Definitely, Maybe$627,983-11%2,204--$285$15,924,8581Universal
6Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins$405,004-17%2,3870$170$31,077,2352Universal
7Juno$380,822-9%1,865-456$204$125,854,0008Fox Searchlight
8The Bucket List$294,842-6%2,307-446$128$82,267,7766Warner Bros.
927 Dresses$261,094-6%1,936-905$135$71,187,1105Fox
10There Will Be Blood$252,340-5%1,410-210$179$32,137,2278Paramount Vantage