'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, Oct. 25 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 25 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Paranormal Activity$4,892,724-43%1,9451185$2,516$61,580,1122Paramount
2Where the Wild Things Are$3,545,982-42%3,7350$949$53,560,4832Warner Bros.
3Law Abiding Citizen$3,006,120-43%2,8900$1,040$40,005,9982Overture
4Saw VI$2,453,117-48%3,036--$808$14,117,4561Lionsgate
5Couples Retreat$2,151,808-55%3,07465$700$77,737,6503Universal
6Astro Boy$1,865,058-38%3,014--$619$6,703,1191Summit
7Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant$1,514,164-41%2,754--$550$6,291,9001Universal
8Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs$1,296,864-49%2,741-296$473$114,854,6966Sony / Columbia
9The Stepfather (2009)$1,197,675-58%2,7340$438$20,082,2422Sony / Screen Gems
10Zombieland$1,013,610-44%2,447-724$414$67,209,7034Sony / Columbia