'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, Jan. 9 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 9 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gran Torino$9,631,5263406%2,8082724$3,430$20,670,3681Warner Bros.
2The Unborn (2009)$8,273,271--2,357--$3,510$8,273,2711Universal / Rogue
3Bride Wars$8,090,862--3,226--$2,508$8,090,8621Fox
4Marley & Me$3,206,772160%3,478-27$922$115,564,1603Fox
5The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$2,891,580129%2,947-41$981$87,769,9663Paramount
6Bedtime Stories$2,248,149259%3,511-173$640$90,876,5893Disney
7Valkyrie$2,137,579147%2,83860$753$66,983,7063MGM / United Artists
8Yes Man$2,041,947158%2,955-479$691$85,300,7564Warner Bros.
9Seven Pounds$1,280,816108%2,456-302$522$64,207,3174Sony / Columbia
10Twilight (2008)$899,210105%1,466-422$613$179,505,8478Summit