'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, Oct. 10 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 10 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Quarantine$5,379,453--2,461--$2,186$5,379,4531Sony / Screen Gems
2Beverly Hills Chihuahua$4,513,244133%3,2183$1,402$39,543,9612Disney
3Body of Lies$4,382,527--2,710--$1,617$4,382,5271Warner Bros.
4Eagle Eye$3,263,934143%3,61498$903$62,760,5523Paramount / DreamWorks
5Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist$2,194,882174%2,4210$907$16,506,0492Sony / Columbia
6The Express$1,543,502--2,808--$550$1,543,5021Universal
7Nights in Rodanthe$1,447,623112%2,575-127$562$29,204,1383Warner Bros.
8Appaloosa$1,032,914112%1,290245$801$8,577,2154Warner Bros. / New Line
9The Duchess$1,006,860931%1,2071080$834$3,304,6764Paramount Vantage
10City of Ember$973,791--2,022--$482$973,7911Fox