'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.

Monthly domestic gross

MonthTotal Gross% of yearAvg.Top movieGross% of total
September$249,955,3163%1,712,022Guardians of the Galaxy$32,551,87913%
August$1,016,950,00014%6,017,456Guardians of the Galaxy$275,379,53027%
July$966,240,00013%5,490,000Dawn of The Planet of The Apes$180,629,67319%
May$1,008,170,00014%5,479,185The Amazing Spider-Man 2$191,644,38319%
April$771,090,00010%4,101,543Captain America: The Winter Soldier$228,529,86730%
March$805,190,00011%4,328,978300: Rise of an Empire$101,448,84313%
February$700,030,0009%4,294,663The LEGO Movie$192,721,99428%
January$893,270,00012%5,413,758Lone Survivor$99,822,73311%