'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, Mar. 7 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Mar. 7 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
110,000 B.C.$12,506,807--3,410--$3,668$12,506,8071Warner Bros.
2College Road Trip$3,536,954--2,706--$1,307$3,536,9541Disney
3Vantage Point$2,218,961168%3,16313$702$46,400,5493Sony / Columbia
4Semi-Pro$1,850,144120%3,1210$593$20,789,9142New Line
5The Bank Job$1,745,956--1,603--$1,089$1,745,9561Lionsgate
6The Other Boleyn Girl$1,246,291106%1,1671$1,068$11,858,9292Sony / Columbia
8The Spiderwick Chronicles$1,091,963147%3,246-408$336$58,012,8464Paramount
9Step Up 2 the Streets$1,008,206205%2,251-277$448$50,963,0014Disney
10Fool's Gold$862,128170%2,322-523$371$60,883,0705Warner Bros.