'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 Sun, Jul. 20 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 20 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$43,596,958-9%4,366--$9,986$158,412,6071Warner Bros.
2Mamma Mia!$8,035,540-18%2,976--$2,700$27,751,2021Universal
3Hancock$4,029,209-26%3,776-189$1,067$191,543,9723Sony / Columbia
4Journey to the Center of the Earth$3,881,837-19%2,83019$1,372$43,507,1872Warner Bros. / New Line
6Hellboy II: The Golden Army$3,131,773-16%3,2128$975$56,526,7622Universal
7Space Chimps$2,032,383-24%2,511--$809$7,183,0361Fox
8Wanted (2008)$1,544,444-20%2,433-724$635$123,323,6644Universal
9Get Smart$1,093,352-33%2,135-951$512$119,611,3885Warner Bros.
10Kung Fu Panda$613,645-15%1,505-1199$408$206,617,2337Paramount / DreamWorks