'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, Dec. 20 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 20 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Yes Man$6,646,8852%3,434--$1,936$13,142,6961Warner Bros.
2Seven Pounds$5,654,5989%2,758--$2,050$10,853,7491Sony / Columbia
3The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)$4,008,26340%3,5600$1,126$45,349,1052Fox
4The Tale of Despereaux$3,802,4967%3,104--$1,225$7,340,5891Universal
5Four Christmases$3,132,58540%3,515-25$891$97,786,0594Warner Bros. / New Line
6Twilight (2008)$2,011,40525%2,991-658$672$156,849,8435Summit
9Quantum of Solace$858,66250%1,874-761$458$160,578,2696Sony / Columbia
10Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa$675,50086%2,007-761$337$171,861,0117Paramount / DreamWorks