'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, Mar. 28 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Mar. 28 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Monsters vs. Aliens$24,284,56745%4,104--$5,917$41,039,5601Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Haunting in Connecticut$8,832,964-9%2,732--$3,233$18,502,7291Lionsgate
4I Love You, Man$5,255,82732%2,7176$1,934$33,636,1412Paramount / DreamWorks
6Race to Witch Mountain$2,555,64368%3,26881$782$51,732,5993Disney
712 Rounds$2,146,58819%2,331--$921$3,955,3711Fox
9Watchmen$1,179,22955%2,010-1500$587$102,483,1024Warner Bros.
10The Last House on the Left (2009)$1,114,51927%2,251-151$495$27,839,3633Universal / Rogue