'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, Aug. 1 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 1 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor$15,228,269--3,760--$4,050$15,228,2691Universal
2The Dark Knight$12,709,89551%4,266-100$2,979$363,799,3753Warner Bros.
3Step Brothers$5,070,07048%3,0940$1,639$51,735,0472Sony / Columbia
4Mamma Mia!$3,842,19525%3,06272$1,255$78,698,3243Universal
5Swing Vote$1,965,642--2,213--$888$1,965,6421Disney
6Journey to the Center of the Earth$1,857,18924%2,285-403$813$68,127,2664Warner Bros. / New Line
7Hancock$1,539,55046%2,782-527$553$212,335,9225Sony / Columbia
9The X-Files: I Want to Believe$991,00527%3,1850$311$14,623,3462Fox
10Space Chimps$786,748-3%2,134-404$369$20,040,0073Fox