'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, Oct. 5 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 5 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Beverly Hills Chihuahua$8,816,939-29%3,215--$2,742$29,301,5631Disney
2Eagle Eye$4,400,258-44%3,5166$1,251$54,615,3372Paramount / DreamWorks
3Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$2,386,924-47%2,421--$986$11,311,9581Sony / Columbia
4Nights in Rodanthe$1,820,119-42%2,702-2$674$25,088,7052Warner Bros.
5Appaloosa$1,339,674-35%1,0451031$1,282$5,602,3993Warner Bros. / New Line
6Lakeview Terrace$1,087,030-49%2,574107$422$32,199,0193Sony / Screen Gems
7Burn After Reading$952,156-50%2,397-252$397$51,677,6964Focus
8An American Carol$870,730-44%1,639--$531$3,657,7511Vivendi
10Flash of Genius$521,496-48%1,098--$475$2,251,8311Universal