'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. 31 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 31 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Funny People$8,690,589--3,007--$2,890$8,690,5891Universal
3Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$5,375,95240%4,39368$1,224$243,139,3383Warner Bros.
4The Ugly Truth$4,449,96347%2,8820$1,544$45,931,2542Sony / Columbia
5Aliens in the Attic$2,896,429--3,106--$933$2,896,4291Fox
6Orphan$2,458,59063%2,7500$894$22,001,1592Warner Bros.
7Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs$1,684,58040%2,757-543$611$178,226,1335Fox
8The Proposal$1,620,70760%2,435-344$666$145,656,7587Disney
9The Hangover$1,561,79576%2,071-214$754$252,266,6049Warner Bros.
10Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen$1,430,52349%2,626-611$545$384,935,9116Paramount / DreamWorks