Sony's No Good Deed took in $1.05 million on Thursday to lead the daily box office for a seventh straight day. The low-budget thriller from Screen Gems starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson fell 11 percent from Wednesday. No Good Deed was off to a very nice start this week with a stronger than expected first place seven-day take of $29.91 million. That places the film 7 percent ahead of the $25.96 million seven-day take of 2009's I Can Do Bad All By Myself and 35 percent ahead of the $22.20 million seven-day gross of last year's The Call.
Guardians of the Galaxy held steady in second place with $0.558 million. The blockbuster sci-fi superhero adaptation from Disney and Marvel was down 5 percent from Wednesday, which represented one of the day's stronger daily percentage holds among wide releases. Guardians of the Galaxy placed in third for the week with $10.60 million. That was down just 21 percent from the previous week and brings the seven-week total for the film to a massive $308.49 million.
Dolphin Tale 2 rounded out its first week of release with a third place take of $0.459 million. The family film sequel from Warner Bros. fell 9 percent from Wednesday's performance. Dolphin Tale 2 placed in second for the week with a seven-day start of $18.06 million. That is on the low end of pre-release expectations and places the film 22 percent behind the $23.27 million seven-day gross of 2011's Dolphin Tale.
Fox's Let's Be Cops was up one spot from Wednesday to place in fourth on Thursday with $0.319 million. The low-budget action comedy was down 8 percent from Wednesday. Let's Be Cops claimed fifth place for the week with $5.85 million. The film was down only 22 percent from the previous frame and has grossed a very solid $74.52 million in 37 days of release.
Fox Searchlight's The Drop was down one spot from Wednesday to round out Thursday's top five with $0.294 million. The crime drama starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and the late James Gandolfini fell a concerning 20 percent from Wednesday. The Drop still performed well for the week as a whole, with a sixth place seven-day start of $5.64 million while playing in a modest 809 locations.
|#||Title||Mon, Jun. 2 2008||Locations||Avg.||Total||Wks.||Dist.|
|1||Sex and the City||$5,512,124||-57%||3,285||--||$1,678||$62,549,485||1||Warner Bros. / New Line|
|2||Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull||$3,529,625||-72%||4,264||4||$828||$219,164,804||2||Paramount|
|3||The Strangers||$2,132,835||-61%||2,466||--||$865||$23,130,968||1||Universal / Rogue|
|5||The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian||$1,119,728||-69%||3,801||-128||$295||$116,479,770||3||Disney|
|6||What Happens in Vegas||$659,770||-59%||3,086||-102||$214||$66,561,573||4||Fox|
|8||Speed Racer||$212,019||-70%||2,070||-1042||$102||$40,892,710||4||Warner Bros.|
|9||Made of Honor||$209,198||-54%||1,905||-488||$110||$43,085,641||5||Sony / Columbia|