'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 Sat, Nov. 22 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 22 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Twilight (2008)$21,287,092-41%3,419--$6,226$57,265,7161Summit
2Quantum of Solace$11,791,85739%3,4587$3,410$102,339,9812Sony / Columbia
4Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$7,308,08796%4,007-58$1,824$132,480,4753Paramount / DreamWorks
5Role Models$3,115,03629%2,733-65$1,140$46,326,7463Universal
7High School Musical 3: Senior Year$952,00374%2,361-841$403$86,312,7395Disney
8Zack and Miri Make a Porno$678,72629%1,222-988$555$28,853,2884The Weinstein Company
9The Secret Life of Bees$575,56162%1,095-354$526$35,307,7606Fox Searchlight