'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, Jul. 24 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 24 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
2The Ugly Truth$10,836,824--2,882--$3,760$10,836,8241Sony / Columbia
3Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$9,334,66936%4,3250$2,158$201,168,1752Warner Bros.
4Orphan$4,935,591--2,750--$1,795$4,935,5911Warner Bros.
5Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$2,627,198-5%3,300-517$796$165,717,1294Fox
6Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$2,490,99741%3,237-620$770$373,583,7635Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Proposal$2,149,64249%2,779-264$774$135,815,7126Disney
8The Hangover$1,994,64962%2,285-382$873$242,614,4968Warner Bros.
9Public Enemies$1,248,72921%2,291-827$545$85,177,3094Universal