'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, Mar. 15 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Mar. 15 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Race to Witch Mountain$6,769,515-38%3,187--$2,124$24,402,7501Disney
2Watchmen$4,969,670-34%3,6110$1,376$85,752,5902Warner Bros.
3The Last House on the Left (2009)$3,170,829-40%2,401--$1,321$14,120,1011Universal / Rogue
5Slumdog Millionaire$1,291,128-45%2,578-312$501$132,602,75918Fox Searchlight
6Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail$1,204,387-50%2,20352$547$83,188,7244Lionsgate
8Paul Blart: Mall Cop$794,091-46%2,281-277$348$137,788,2239Sony / Columbia
9He's Just Not That Into You$723,066-44%1,890-555$383$89,040,8176Warner Bros. / New Line
10Miss March$624,255-31%1,742--$358$2,409,8541Fox Searchlight