'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 Wed, Sep. 9 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 9 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
19 (2009)$3,115,671--1,653--$1,885$3,115,6710Focus
2Inglourious Basterds$840,833-17%3,358193$250$96,999,0233Weinstein Company
3The Final Destination$722,482-23%3,1210$231$52,095,8982Warner Bros. / New Line
4All About Steve$604,243-22%2,251--$268$15,432,1151Fox
6District 9$490,726-15%3,139-41$156$104,459,4404Sony / TriStar
7Julie & Julia$423,339-8%2,52825$167$81,608,4135Sony / Columbia
8Halloween II (2009)$329,928-20%3,08863$107$27,671,5462Weinstein / Dimension
9The Time Traveler's Wife$291,905-13%2,803-158$104$56,438,5664Warner Bros. / New Line