'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, Sep. 12 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 12 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Burn After Reading$6,454,437--2,651--$2,435$6,454,4371Focus
2Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$6,261,903--2,070--$3,025$6,261,9031Lionsgate
3Righteous Kill$5,847,648--3,152--$1,855$5,847,6481Overture
4The Women (2008)$3,613,926--2,962--$1,220$3,613,9261Picturehouse
5The House Bunny$1,300,082326%2,76327$471$36,103,9344Sony / Columbia
6Tropic Thunder$1,218,833125%2,927-519$416$100,006,7875Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Dark Knight$1,116,131161%2,191-384$509$514,794,9929Warner Bros.
8Bangkok Dangerous$739,80950%2,6544$279$10,870,9382Lionsgate
10Death Race$571,29283%2,007-579$285$31,746,7354Universal