'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 Tue, Jul. 22 2014

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 22 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dawn of The Planet of The Apes$5,076,57221%3,9692$1,279$148,490,2792Fox
2The Purge: Anarchy$3,562,4157%2,806--$1,270$36,702,8701Universal
3Planes: Fire and Rescue$2,329,18325%3,826--$609$21,694,7471Disney
4Sex Tape$1,972,60227%3,062--$644$18,129,5981Sony / Columbia
5Transformers: Age of Extinction$1,441,80723%3,224-689$447$229,616,6814Paramount
6Tammy$1,112,60627%3,402-63$327$73,041,2163Warner Bros. / New Line
722 Jump Street$786,88122%2,229-582$353$181,946,6636Sony / Columbia
8How to Train Your Dragon 2$755,41933%2,169-716$348$162,100,2406Fox / DreamWorks Animation
9Earth to Echo$606,74227%2,450-780$248$33,072,1103Relativity Media
11Begin Again$406,28337%1,302363$312$10,067,3744Weinstein Company
12America (2014)$248,04112%1,030-75$241$11,891,3754Lionsgate
13Deliver Us from Evil (2014)$239,49411%1,491-1558$161$29,676,4613Sony / Screen Gems
14Jersey Boys$210,18041%1,003-965$210$44,794,2955Warner Bros.

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleTue, Jul. 22 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Fault in Our Stars$172,06220%557-445$309$121,914,9717Fox
2Edge of Tomorrow$161,11920%602-501$268$96,913,5807Warner Bros.
3Chef$149,51016%552-149$271$26,200,66211Open Road
4Think Like a Man Too$135,18615%628-603$215$64,187,5745Sony / Screen Gems
5X-Men: Days of Future Past$114,58120%387-268$296$230,695,1509Fox
6Godzilla (2014)$79,37412%32623$243$199,170,22310Warner Bros.
8Rio 2$60,36136%256-29$236$130,343,73415Fox
9Blended$52,76427%285-50$185$45,307,1329Warner Bros.
10Neighbors (2014)$39,0156%230-37$170$149,168,85011Universal
11The LEGO Movie$16,43229%202-148$81$257,514,04624Warner Bros.

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleTue, Jul. 22 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Boyhood$152,7397%3429$4,492$2,081,4912IFC Films
2Wish I Was Here$62,44513%68--$918$602,3091Focus
3Island of Lemurs: Madagascar$48,97913%410$1,195$4,714,17916Warner Bros. / IMAX
4The Grand Seduction$24,50241%90-2$272$2,978,8318eOne Films US
5Belle$19,51539%92-15$212$10,482,66912Fox Searchlight
6The Grand Budapest Hotel$7,71816%46-17$168$58,957,39920Fox Searchlight
7The Other Woman (2014)$7,52045%60-36$125$83,833,81013Fox
8Mr. Peabody & Sherman$7,34251%63-15$117$111,303,20120Fox / DreamWorks Animation
9Yves Saint Laurent$4,15036%11-3$377$217,5254Weinstein Company
10I Origins$4,05223%4--$1,013$34,9971Fox Searchlight
11Fed Up$1,279-31%12-8$107$1,518,92011RADiUS-TWC
12God's Not Dead$1,13436%11-14$103$60,739,84918Freestyle / Pure Flix
13Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon$550-1%104$55$207,2247RADiUS-TWC
14Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return$24042%8-2$30$8,459,40311Clarius Entertainment