'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, Aug. 17 2014

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 17 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)$8,894,556-23%3,980135$2,235$117,765,3832Paramount
2Guardians of the Galaxy$7,821,106-24%3,697-391$2,116$222,661,3853Disney
3Let's Be Cops$5,265,021-23%3,094--$1,702$26,220,9861Fox
4The Expendables 3$4,201,147-27%3,221--$1,304$15,879,6451Lionsgate
5The Giver$3,109,483-30%3,003--$1,035$12,305,0161Weinstein Company
6Into the Storm$2,213,201-34%3,4340$644$31,513,6752Warner Bros. / New Line
7The Hundred-Foot Journey$2,118,296-29%2,04320$1,037$23,686,2232Disney / DreamWorks
9Step Up All In$760,909-30%2,0720$367$11,808,3602Lionsgate / Summit
10Dawn of The Planet of The Apes$615,657-26%1,262-1044$488$201,897,1366Fox
11Hercules (2014)$573,907-37%1,475-1421$389$68,169,0964Paramount
12Get On Up$571,970-32%1,101-1368$520$27,049,9503Universal

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleSun, Aug. 17 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Most Wanted Man$373,182-32%644-157$579$12,645,0624Roadside Attractions
2Planes: Fire and Rescue$331,750-21%960-1320$346$55,723,3685Disney
3What If$247,919-23%787767$315$1,060,2192CBS Films
4The Purge: Anarchy$181,405-33%575-1027$315$70,127,2905Universal
5How to Train Your Dragon 2$175,811-29%377-149$466$171,242,13810Fox / DreamWorks Animation
6Calvary$131,144-22%13086$1,009$895,4113Fox Searchlight
7And So It Goes$102,101-26%362-749$282$14,326,3134Clarius Entertainment
8Sex Tape$75,434-47%317-627$238$37,765,6735Sony / Columbia
9X-Men: Days of Future Past$74,186-27%223-4$333$232,480,81413Fox
10Edge of Tomorrow$65,226-26%261-4$250$99,698,91411Warner Bros.
11Transformers: Age of Extinction$63,292-28%206-374$307$243,342,4598Paramount
1222 Jump Street$61,707-39%172-141$359$189,947,03210Sony / Columbia
13The Fault in Our Stars$56,946-24%206-17$276$124,186,89111Fox
14Chef$51,827-31%122-120$425$29,297,19615Open Road
15Tammy$47,717-49%276-274$173$83,139,8177Warner Bros. / New Line
16Earth to Echo$27,365-30%154-63$178$37,671,0967Relativity Media
17Godzilla (2014)$26,416-21%118-60$224$200,587,13214Warner Bros.
18Rio 2$20,954-29%128-38$164$131,415,73719Fox
19Blended$20,820-30%111-33$188$46,211,79513Warner Bros.
20Jersey Boys$20,511-21%115-35$178$46,624,1199Warner Bros.
21Neighbors (2014)$19,560-28%106-33$185$150,056,50515Universal

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleSun, Aug. 17 2014LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Yves Saint Laurent$320,144629%1812$17,786$386,6198Weinstein Company
2Island of Lemurs: Madagascar$46,205-21%410$1,127$6,125,60220Warner Bros. / IMAX
3Think Like a Man Too$21,365-27%9362$230$65,182,1829Sony / Screen Gems
4Begin Again$15,463-39%62-183$249$14,455,8308Weinstein Company
5The Fluffy Movie$12,825-23%51-105$251$2,786,0304Open Road
7The Amazing Spider-Man 2$11,826-22%77-27$154$202,853,93316Sony / Columbia
8Wish I Was Here$10,370-11%54-148$192$3,538,6125Focus
9Kick$7,272-11%16-58$455$2,461,0314UTV Motion Pictures
10The Grand Seduction$7,246-29%25-8$290$3,328,36912eOne Films US
11America (2014)$5,474-34%62-59$88$14,375,8838Lionsgate
12Words and Pictures$2,441-11%153$163$2,166,20613Roadside Attractions
13The LEGO Movie$1,068-6%15-2$71$257,743,82028Warner Bros.
14I Origins$890-27%13-75$68$334,6585Fox Searchlight
15Fed Up$588-21%53$118$1,537,38715RADiUS-TWC
16Jake Squared$438-47%10--$44$1,6811Freestyle Releasing
17Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon$21548%2-1$108$212,70111RADiUS-TWC