'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, Nov. 8 - Sun, Nov. 10

Wide (1000+)

1Thor: The Dark World$81,000,000--3,841--$21,088$81,000,0001Disney
2Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa$11,400,000-43%3,187-158$3,577$78,846,6263Paramount
3Last Vegas$11,300,000-31%3,08217$3,666$33,730,7362CBS Films
4Free Birds$11,200,000-29%3,7360$2,998$30,216,4512Relativity Media
5Ender's Game$10,000,000-63%3,4070$2,935$43,751,3002Lionsgate / Summit
6Gravity$8,300,000-35%2,720-304$3,051$231,014,4926Warner Bros.
712 Years a Slave$7,000,00046%1,144734$6,119$17,745,5814Fox Searchlight
8Captain Phillips$5,700,000-32%2,646-375$2,154$90,882,0165Sony / Columbia
9About Time$5,000,000365%1,2001025$4,167$6,517,6732Universal
10Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2$2,700,000-35%1,836-594$1,471$109,876,1807Sony / Columbia

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