'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. 24 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 24 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1High School Musical 3: Senior Year$16,961,555--3,623--$4,682$16,961,5551Disney
2Saw V$14,345,270--3,060--$4,688$14,345,2701Lionsgate
3Max Payne$2,644,248186%3,3815$782$24,709,5152Fox
4Pride and Glory$2,308,633--2,585--$893$2,308,6331Warner Bros. / New Line
5Beverly Hills Chihuahua$1,863,377267%3,190-49$584$73,093,5374Disney
6The Secret Life of Bees$1,785,599181%1,63039$1,095$15,058,9722Fox Searchlight
7Eagle Eye$1,631,217249%2,558-768$638$84,481,3325Paramount / DreamWorks
9Body of Lies$1,271,410123%2,150-564$591$28,098,0273Warner Bros.
10Quarantine$876,211119%2,228-235$393$27,095,2363Sony / Screen Gems