'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 Sun, Jan. 25 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 25 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Paul Blart: Mall Cop$5,944,471-41%3,1440$1,891$64,923,7252Sony / Columbia
2Underworld: Rise of the Lycans$4,966,900-37%2,942--$1,688$20,829,4461Sony / Screen Gems
3Gran Torino$4,493,628-40%3,04573$1,476$97,821,6603Warner Bros.
4Hotel for Dogs$4,147,646-33%3,2710$1,268$37,455,5952Paramount / DreamWorks
5Slumdog Millionaire$3,147,630-34%1,411829$2,231$56,063,99711Fox Searchlight
6My Bloody Valentine 3D$2,567,157-41%2,5340$1,013$37,686,4022Lionsgate
7Inkheart$2,096,961-38%2,655--$790$7,602,1611Warner Bros. / New Line
8The Curious Case of Benjamin Button$1,704,002-37%2,26340$753$111,125,9075Paramount
9Defiance (2008)$1,621,088-36%1,7934$904$18,567,4564Paramount Vantage
10Bride Wars$1,607,657-48%2,621-607$613$48,570,1793Fox