'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 Thu, Feb. 26 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 26 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$1,410,756-4%2,032--$694$48,348,6981Lionsgate
2Slumdog Millionaire$1,107,8445%2,244610$494$102,998,61115Fox Searchlight
4He's Just Not That Into You$679,63213%3,050-125$223$72,650,4263Warner Bros. / New Line
6Confessions of a Shopaholic$462,2959%2,5070$184$29,173,6362Disney
7Friday the 13th (2009)$429,6710%3,1050$138$57,011,5032Warner Bros. / New Line
8The International$370,3449%2,3640$157$18,498,1552Sony / Columbia
9Paul Blart: Mall Cop$331,20611%2,835-130$117$122,508,3306Sony / Columbia
10Gran Torino$296,4997%2,030-273$146$135,614,9287Warner Bros.