'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.

Early Weekend Estimates (Domestic) Fri, May. 3 - Sun, May. 5

Wide (1000+)

1Iron Man 3$169,000,000--4,253--$39,737$169,000,0001Disney
2Pain and Gain$7,200,000-64%3,28710$2,190$33,519,0752Paramount
342 (2013)$6,300,000-41%3,345-60$1,883$78,425,7704Warner Bros.
4Oblivion (2013)$5,800,000-67%3,430-362$1,691$75,971,9153Universal
5The Croods$4,000,000-41%2,915-368$1,372$168,518,1597Fox / DreamWorks Animation
6The Big Wedding$3,900,000-49%2,6330$1,481$14,234,5652Lionsgate
7Oz: The Great and Powerful$2,250,00024%1,160-450$1,940$228,995,9329Disney
8Scary Movie 5$1,450,000-58%1,857-876$781$29,618,3084Weinstein / Dimension
9G.I. Joe: Retaliation$1,300,000-65%1,804-903$721$118,782,3166Paramount
10Olympus Has Fallen$1,250,000-56%1,632-702$766$95,429,8797FilmDistrict

Limited (100 — 999)

1Mud$2,200,000-1%576213$3,819$5,207,8982Roadside Attractions

Platform (1 — 99)

No records.