'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 Sat, Jul. 12 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 12 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hancock$12,767,44823%3,9650$3,220$155,160,1602Sony / Columbia
2Hellboy II: The Golden Army$11,662,034-15%3,204--$3,640$25,391,4021Universal
3Journey to the Center of the Earth$7,944,66618%2,811--$2,826$14,659,5951Warner Bros. / New Line
5Wanted (2008)$4,703,69026%3,157-28$1,490$108,904,2893Universal
6Get Smart$2,941,54131%3,086-488$953$109,557,3394Warner Bros.
7Meet Dave$2,045,53019%3,011--$679$3,770,7661Fox
8Kung Fu Panda$1,753,06438%2,704-643$648$200,762,6076Paramount / DreamWorks
9Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$975,42058%1,664-528$586$309,816,4228Paramount
10The Incredible Hulk$943,40437%1,945-1098$485$129,217,4625Universal