'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, Sep. 21 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 21 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Lakeview Terrace$3,369,734-48%2,464--$1,368$15,004,2831Sony / Screen Gems
2Burn After Reading$2,545,766-49%2,6576$958$36,136,7182Focus
4My Best Friend's Girl$1,921,224-41%2,604--$738$8,266,0631Lionsgate
5Righteous Kill$1,803,440-45%3,1520$572$28,534,6562Overture
6Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys$1,676,904-52%2,0700$810$28,129,4412Lionsgate
7The Women (2008)$1,387,413-37%2,99533$463$19,321,4092Picturehouse
8Ghost Town (2008)$1,208,317-47%1,505--$803$5,012,4551Paramount / DreamWorks
9The Dark Knight$720,014-48%1,905-286$378$521,904,87810Warner Bros.
10Tropic Thunder$625,462-47%2,333-594$268$106,803,4156Paramount / DreamWorks